Features Samantha, a high school student, and her trauma therapist, Dr. Ernestine Briggs-King. Samantha is a composite of several young women, not an actual client, and is portrayed by an actress in order to protect privacy.
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Offers helpful resources and inspiring reports abound in the March issue of IMPACT, where we spotlight NCTSN members, including Affiliates, who have raised the bar around innovative ways to help children and families during the pandemic. Schools are a special focus in this issue, and you
Features Mr. Smith, a 27-year-old single father who works full-time as a health worker. He and his fiancé would like full custody of his 7-year-old son, Samuel.
Highlights the work of La Clínica de La Raza in Oakland, California. Staff share their experiences working with unaccompanied and immigrant youth.
Discusses important topics for providers relevant for working with refugee and immigrant caregivers, with the goal of enhancing mental health providers’ and family therapy practitioners’ ability to effectively engage, serve, and support refugee and immigrant caregivers.
Is a conversation with NCTSN members serving unaccompanied immigrant youth and other forms of migration related separation features Susan Lovett, LCSW, and Dorys Lemus, a former unaccompanied child, from the Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention (AIP) in Boston, Massachusetts.
Highlights useful strategies for and classroom examples of relationship-building and its positive impact on trauma-informed practice change in schools.
Highlights key components of the NCTSN Breakthrough Series Collaborative (BSC) for Supporting Trauma-Informed Schools to Keep Students in the Classroom.
Highlights principles of the Breakthrough Series Collaborative methodology that support changes in schools, including involvement from stakeholders at multiple levels and a process of testing and adapting small changes to bring about sustainable and meaningful shifts in culture.
Highlights how this initiative used the Breakthrough Series Collaborative Change Framework to increase psychological safety while also supporting trauma-informed changes at the classroom and school level.
Provides trauma-informed school strategies in response to COVID-19.
Focuses on meet Penny and her adopted mother, Jan, who are in an emergency session with Dr. Ford. Penny was sent home from school for assaulting another child.