Discusses mirroring as a fundamental maternal capacity through which a baby “sees” himself in the mother’s face and makes sense of who he is, which helps the child to feel and incorporate a sense of self.
The following resources on Culture and Trauma were developed by the NCTSN.
Describes how to use Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) with immigrant Latin American families exposed to trauma.
Discusses how therapy is the interaction of two or more cultural identities, making cultural competence an essential part of providing effective therapy. This Spotlight on Culture describes the importance of cultural competence and ways to implement it into a provider's work.
Discusses how to recognize the uniqueness of the loss and grief American Indian children and communities experience. This webinar is framed within the context of intergenerational trauma, grief, and loss.
Explores the relationship between physical abuse and socioeconomic status, religious beliefs, racial and/or ethnic backgrounds, and gender.
Discusses the stigma around Latinos seeking mental health treatment.
Offers strategies to make services culturally-responsive to the needs of the Latino immigrant population.
Discusses strategies to engage Latino clients in Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) treatment.
Addresses clinical, organizational, and staff training issues and describes unique challenges faced by specific populations at high risk for traumatic stress. This webinar series discusses a variety of issues at the intersection of culture and trauma in children and adolescents.
Discusses the development of Strengthening Family Coping Resources (SFCR).
Discusses the relationship between spirituality, religiosity, and psychological trauma. This webinar addresses the therapist's role in assisting children to reconcile conflicts with spirituality and religiosity.
Provides an introduction to white privilege and its historical underpinnings. This webinar defines and identifies personal and professional microaggressions.