Outlines the role of family engagement in creating trauma-informed juvenile justice systems.
Provides information for staff in residential treatment centers on how to understand behavior through a trauma lens.
Offers information for providers supporting transition age youth with trauma-informed guiding principles to inform their work.
Assessing Exposure to Psychological Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress in the Juvenile Justice Population
Explores the importance, clinical considerations, and approaches to assessing for psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress with youth in the juvenile justice population.
Provides guidance to judges and attorneys on how to recognize trauma and its effects on birth parents. This fact sheet helps judges and attorneys recognize the potential impact of trauma on parenting.
Beyond the ACE Score: Perspectives from the NCTSN on Child Trauma and Adversity Screening and Impact Key Points
Highlights key points for providers, family advocates, and policymakers to understand about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and child trauma. This resource was adapted from...
Service Systems Brief: Judges and Child Trauma: Findings from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network/National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Focus Groups
Summarizes findings from focus groups.
Birth Parents with Trauma Histories in the Child Welfare System: A Guide for Court-Based Child Advocates
Highlights the importance for court-based advocates to understand the serious consequences that trauma histories can have for birth parents and the subsequent potential impact on their parenting.
Discusses the importance of quality supervision that organizations can provide to staff members at risk for secondary traumatic stress (STS).
Core Data Set Policy Brief: Trauma Exposure, Psychosocial Functioning and Treatment Needs of Youth in Residential Care
Describes child and adolescent trauma exposure and psychosocial functioning among NCTSN care recipients in residential care.