Provides definitions of child traumatic stress and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and explains how symptoms can overlap, as well as summarizes some of the differences between the two.
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Defines resilience and factors that enhance resilience in children following a potentially traumatic event.
Offers providers details about the unique needs of veterans transitioning out of service. This fact sheet provides general information about today's military veteran family and challenges of military life including separation, physical disabilities or injury, and impaired cognitive functioning.
Encourages providers to share power in the context of trauma-responsive practice.
Offers tips for providers on sharing power in trauma-responsive care. This tip sheet encourages providers to broaden their perspective and deepen their insights by “wearing the hats” of others at their agency (i.e., parents, intake workers, administrators).
Provides an overview of working with unaccompanied minors and the unique nature of the trauma they may have experienced. This resource describes symptoms or behaviors unaccompanied minors may display, cultural considerations for providers, and additional resources.
Details child maltreatment in military families. This fact sheet provides a look at child maltreatment in the military and offers providers the key concepts, findings, and interventions that will support them in their approach to the care of today's military family.
Offers providers information about trauma including what trauma is, how it can impact a family, and ways providers can support families experiencing traumatic stress.
Helps mental health care providers, working in the Mexico-US border region, understand the diverse cultural, socioeconomic, environmental, and political factors that daily impact the lives of their clients/patients.
Discusses ways to better engage adolescents who have experienced trauma in treatment.
Offers an introduction to issues regarding engaging adolescents in treatment that providers must consider when treating adolescents with symptoms of both traumatic stress and substance use.
Outlines treatment options for youth with traumatic stress who are experiencing substance abuse problems.