Describes how young children, school-age children, and adolescents react to traumatic events and offers suggestions on how parents and caregivers can help and support them.
The following resources on Justice were developed by the NCTSN.
Defines child traumatic stress. This fact sheet gives an overview of trauma, describes traumatic stress symptoms, and ways children may be impacted.
Gives providers considerations for implementing screening and assessment into their work. This fact sheet offers guidelines to consider when selecting trauma screening or assessment tools to implement in a given system.
Details the results of a nationwide survey of probation officers. This survey looks at what probation officers know about trauma, how best to collaborate with them, and what products they would like to meet their needs with respect to trauma-informed practices.
Delineates the path from complex trauma exposure to involvement in the juvenile justice system.
Defines resilience and factors that enhance resilience in children following a potentially traumatic event.
Answers the question what is a trauma-informed child and family service system. This fact sheet details the components of a trauma-informed child and family service system.
Provides information on the importance of follow-up after testifying. This fact sheet, a part of the Testifying in Court about Trauma series, focuses on follow-through for clinicians, clients, and their caregivers after the court process.
Discusses the correlation between victimization and juvenile offending.
Explores both the historical and current causes for disproportionality.
Gives an overview of current issues and challenges for law enforcement and the juvenile justice system in assisting children and adolescents who face commercial sexual exploitation.
Explores the importance, clinical considerations, and approaches to assessing for psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress with youth in the juvenile justice population.