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NCTSN Resources

The following resources on Schools were developed by the NCTSN.

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Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators

Type: Special Resource

Provides school administrators, teachers, staff, and concerned parents with basic information about working with traumatized children in the school system.

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A Trauma-Informed Resource for Strengthening Family-School Partnerships

Type: Resource Guide

Helps schools assess what level of partnering currently exists within their school community, areas that require enhancement, and strategies for implementing these enhancements. This tool is for administrators and staff to drive further conversation about family-school partnerships.

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NCTSN Impact Newsletter: Spring 2021

Type: Newsletter

Offers helpful resources and inspiring reports abound in the March issue of IMPACT, where we spotlight NCTSN members, including Affiliates, who have raised the bar around innovative ways to help children and families during the pandemic. Schools are a special focus in this issue, and you

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Creating School Active Shooter/Intruder Drills

Type: Fact Sheet

Provides information to schools about how to create a trauma-informed active shooter/intruder drill. This fact sheet outlines the steps to take before, during, and after for students, school staff, and parents.

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Trauma-Informed Schools for Children in K-12: A System Framework

Type: Fact Sheet

Highlights the key elements of the 2017 NCTSN System Framework for Trauma-Informed Schools, while also underscor­ing the public health implications of trauma exposure and the benefits of having trauma-informed schools. Updated March 2021.