Provides an overview of organizational cultural and linguistic competence, organizational assessment, and resources.
The following resources on Culture and Trauma were developed by the NCTSN.
Stresses that organizations need to have a clearly defined, congruent set of values and principles, and demonstrate behaviors, attitudes, policies, structures, and practices that enable them to work effectively cross-culturally.
Discusses the challenges traumatized youth face when they are living on the street, including the relationship between trauma and youth homelessness, and offers suggestions for service providers who want to engage these young people in treatment.
Presents issues related to trauma in Latino and Hispanic populations.
Outlines the NCTSN resources that are available on culture and trauma before 2006.
Discusses trauma among sexual minorities.
Describes the mental health issues for refugee children in resettlement.
Summarizes findings from a survey done by the NCTSN Refugee Working Group Sites in 2004.
Highlights the need for clinicians and policy makers to understand the links between trauma and culture.
Gives an overview of child and adolescent refugee mental health.
Documents the results of a project that engaged African refugee youth, community members, and service providers.