Discusses the role of religion and spirituality in trauma treatment and recovery.
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.
Discusses general principles at the level of culture, family, and the individual child that clinicians should consider when adapting a trauma treatment for non-majority populations.
Discusses the trauma treatment needs of rural youth and families.
Addresses the issues facing poor, urban, African American children who deal with traumatic stress. The webinar discusses how conceptions of race and racism have an impact on these children and their families.
Provides statistics on the number and characteristics of homeless youth in the US. This webinar reviews the unique aspects of trauma among runaway and homeless youth and identifies the key treatment implications for this population.
Discusses the special challenges of treating deaf and hard of hearing children, and the hearing children of deaf parents, who have been traumatized.
Raises awareness of the vulnerability to abuse and neglect among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender adolescents. This webinar describes the stages of sexual identity development as they relate to LGBTQ youth and the barriers to LGBTQ youth coming to terms with their sexuality.
Stresses that organizations need to have a clearly defined, congruent set of values and principles, and demonstrate behaviors, attitudes, policies, structures, and practices that enable them to work effectively cross-culturally.
Addresses the treatment needs of adolescents who have experienced trauma and still find themselves in challenging situations.
Presents issues related to trauma in Latino and Hispanic populations.
Discusses the complexity of children's reaction to and processing of traumatic events.
Defines trauma in the early years and discusses the sources of traumatic events. This webinar describes the impact of trauma on a child's early development and discusses the role caregivers play in a child's response to trauma, as well as treatment goals when treating both child and parent.