Offers foundational information related to the intersection of culture, the migration journey, trauma and assessment.
The NCTSN has produced dozens of webinar series, comprised of virtual presentations by expert researchers and practitioners, on various topics in the field of child traumatic stress. Most webinars are from 60 to 90 minutes in length and are available for continuing education credit.
Covers the impact of trauma on children during all phases of their migration journey.
Depicts a mother and her teenage daughter who have experienced severe family violence by an ex-husband/father in the past become embroiled in an intense verbal argument that escalates into sudden physical violence.
Presents Joshua, whose mom abandoned him when he was a few days old. For the first three years of his life, Joshua lived with his maternal grandmother and her partner. When Joshua began preschool, his teachers had some concerns about his overall hygiene and care.
Describes developmental, cultural, and clinical aspects of Childhood Traumatic Separation; similarities and differences between Childhood Traumatic Separation and Childhood Traumatic Grief (CTG); and how evidence-based trauma treatments for CTG can be applied for children with Childhood Traumatic
Depicts Debbie, a 10 year old multiracial girl who lives with her 27 year old African American mother Sharon. Sharon has struggled for years with substance abuse. The family lived for several years in a shared space which was quite chaotic.
Presents eleven-year-old Clara in her third treatment session, sharing about the first sexual abuse she experienced. Clara’s growing discomfort is evident as she describes her mother’s former live-in boyfriend, Michael, and how the abuse progressed.
Depicts Maya, a 9-year-old girl, was referred for therapy due to numerous instances of domestic violence by her father toward her mother (some of which she witnessed), physical abuse by her father, and possible sexual abuse with no specific disclosures.
Presents Adam, a 15-year-old Caucasian male who grew up in the suburbs outside of Chicago with his mother, father, and two sisters. His family is pretty well off financially and he and his siblings all attend private school, have personal tutors, and enjoy horseback riding and soccer.
Provides a brief overview of the definition and impact of traumatic separation. Speakers will discuss the importance of understanding traumatic separation when working with youth in the foster and kincare systems.
Depicts a moment when Rose initially directs her feeling of being victimized toward her therapist. Rose expresses that therapist’s contact with her mother and school has increased the stigma and vulnerability she feels, and her sense that she’s not getting the support she needs.
Presents trauma experts debating and exploring the pros and cons of adopting a formal Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD) diagnosis.