Offers parents and caregivers information about trauma. This fact sheet defines traumatic stress and describes how common it is, how it can impact a family, and things a family can do to cope with traumatic stress.
Focuses on partnering with schools to enhance mental health and trauma-informed services designed to inform both school personnel and mental health professionals about the impact of traumatic events.
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.
Focuses on complex trauma and polyvictimization.
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.
The CTS is a 10-item screening measure of trauma exposure and PTSD symptoms consistent with DSM-5 criteria for children age 6-17 (age 3-6 version is in development).
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.