Provides information on the impact that trauma may have on youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
All NCTSN Resources
The following resources on child trauma were developed by the NCTSN. To find a specific topic or resource, enter keywords in the search box, or filter by resource type, trauma type, language, or audience.
Provides information about sexual health to providers. This fact sheet discusses what sexual health is, the challenges providers face when talking about sexual health, sexual health principles, as well as how trauma impacts sexual health conversations.
Offers information on why mental health providers are important for grieving children. This fact sheet outlines how children grieve, what Childhood Traumatic Grief is, who develops Childhood Traumatic Grief, the signs a child might have Childhood Traumatic Grief, how Childhood Traumatic Grief imp
Offers providers guidance on the importance of treatment completion.
Offers providers information about dissociation and PTSD.
Offers information on the assessment of complex trauma in children.
Gives providers considerations for implementing screening and assessment into their work. This fact sheet offers guidelines to consider when selecting trauma screening or assessment tools to implement in a given system.
Provides a glossary of terms for healthcare providers to better understand the concepts within trauma-informed integrated care.
Discusses the differences between offering mental health services on site at a CAC versus partnering with other organizations to provide care.
Outlines with use of data for discovering best practices for reaching and helping traumatized refugee children involves collaborations between mental health providers and communities.
Provides information on family resilience. This fact sheet discusses a family's ability to maintain or resume effective functioning, including care of its members following potentially traumatic events.
Details the importance of a holistic, multidisciplinary, multi-level approach to addressing the needs of youth with complex trauma in residential treatment settings.