Focuses on addressing secondary traumatic stress experienced by child welfare staff, easing children’s transitions into foster care, and working with parents who have been impacted by trauma.
Supports caseworkers, supervisors, and all other levels of the child welfare workforce in implementing trauma-informed knowledge and skills in their daily interactions, professional services and organizational culture. The third edition of the Ch
Provides information about refugee trauma for those working in or with the child welfare system.
Discusses findings from research on crossover youth and how traumatic stress plays a role in the trajectory of crossover youth, as well as implications for policy and practice.
Describes, compares, and contrasts three specific trauma screening and assessment instruments that have been used extensively within child welfare settings.
Details the importance of a holistic, multidisciplinary, multi-level approach to addressing the needs of youth with complex trauma in residential treatment settings.
Describes the prevalence and impact of trauma on children in the child welfare system and the rationale for trauma screening and assessment.
Defines the elements of a trauma-informed child welfare system.
Explores the rationale for and utility of screening and assessing for trauma in child welfare setting.
Discusses how child-serving systems can improve their response to the needs of youth that cross over from child welfare to juvenile justice.