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.
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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.
Discusses how challenging financial circumstances may affect you, other school staff, students, and their families and provides specific ways to help.
Helps high school students and young adults understand how economic difficulties may affect them and provides suggestions on how they can cope during these uncertain times.
Offers activity ideas to parents and caregivers whose families are sheltering in place, social distancing, and homeschooling due to school closures amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
Offers information on why school personnel are important for grieving students. This fact sheet outlines how children grieve, what Childhood Traumatic Grief is, who develops Childhood Traumatic Grief, what traumatic stress reactions in Childhood Traumatic Grief can look like, the signs a student