Addresses the lack of consensus on what are the most effective treatments for children with complex trauma.
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 and trauma-specific tools used to assess complex trauma in children and adolescents and how assessment guides treatment for this population.
Discusses what complex trauma is, how it develops, and how it is distinguished from PTSD.
Acquaints clinicians and researchers with issues relevant to working with children who have experienced multiple traumatic events. This webinar series discusses the neurobiological underpinnings, assessment, and evidence-based treatment of complex trauma.
Discusses the role of religion and spirituality in trauma treatment and recovery.
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.
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.