Addresses the complex issues and critical needs surrounding young traumatized children in the child welfare system and those who care for them.
The following resources on Child Welfare were developed by the NCTSN.
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.
Provides suggestions that resource parents can use to recognize how trauma may have impacted the way birth parents parent.
Describes the complex trauma and mental health of children placed in foster care among NCTSN care recipients as well as policy recommendations.
Introduces core concepts for enhancing diversity-informed practice. This webinar presents vignettes to highlight how each core concept can be applied to child welfare practice.
Provides an overview of the application and utility of the NIRN Active Implementation Frameworks.
Addresses attachment and its implications for young traumatized children in the child welfare system and discusses the nature of typically developing attachment relationships, as well as the impact of trauma and maltreatment on such relationships.
Describes child and adolescent trauma exposure and psychosocial functioning among NCTSN care recipients in residential care.
Discusses the impact of trauma and the experience of young children in the child welfare system and the signs, symptoms, and consequences of trauma in infants, young children, and their caregivers.
Discusses the unique characteristics of young children in foster care as they recover from abuse and neglect.
Highlights the importance of understanding the serious consequences that trauma histories can have for birth parents and the subsequent potential impact on their parenting. This fact sheet is for child welfare workers.
Discusses how mental health professionals can work with child protective services workers to provide trauma-informed care to infants and toddlers who come to their attention because of abuse or neglect.