All families experience trauma differently. Some factors such as a child’s age or the family’s culture or ethnicity may influence how the family copes and recovers from a traumatic event.
TST is a model of care for traumatized children that addresses both the individual child’s emotional needs as well as the social environment in which he or she lives.
Addresses clinical, organizational, and staff training issues and describes unique challenges faced by specific populations at high risk for traumatic stress.
Focuses on describing and advocating for creating trauma-informed child-serving systems including juvenile justice, child welfare, healthcare, mental health, school, and law-enforcement.
Children who suffer from child traumatic stress are those who have been exposed to one or more traumas over the course of their lives and develop reactions that persist and affect their daily lives after the events have ended.
Discusses the complexity of children's reaction to and processing of traumatic events.
Trauma intersects in many different ways with culture, history, race, gender, location, and language. Trauma-informed systems acknowledge the compounding impact of structural inequity and are responsive to the unique needs of diverse communities.
The TSI was developed to assess acute and chronic traumatic symptomatology in adults 18 years and older. The test consists of 100 items and is divided into 10 clinical scales and 3 validity scales.