Describes the many transitions experienced by young traumatized children in the child welfare system and the challenges that they pose for young children.
The following resources on Screening and Assessment were developed by the NCTSN.
Discusses overcoming barriers, including the range of clinical experience and training among those administering trauma screening.
Explores issues of implementation and sustainability of screening and assessment in an already over-burdened child welfare system.
Provides an overview of juvenile court evaluation procedures. This webinar highlights how PTSD and risk assessments are utilized within these evaluations and discusses ways to improve their use.
Outlines the need for trauma-informed screening in juvenile justice settings.
Describes, compares, and contrasts three specific trauma screening and assessment instruments that have been used extensively within child welfare settings.
Describes the prevalence and impact of trauma on children in the child welfare system and the rationale for trauma screening and assessment.
Explores the rationale for and utility of screening and assessing for trauma in child welfare setting.
Discusses multi-generational trauma within families and how it presents unique assessment and treatment planning considerations. This webinar offers family- and trauma-informed resources and decision-making strategies to guide assessment and treatment planning.
Identifies key components of clinical assessment for child physical abuse.
Provides statistics for child abuse and neglect in the United States, outlines how to recognize a variety of injuries suggestive of child physical abuse, and highlights the basic diagnostic evaluation necessary to evaluate a child for physical abuse.
Offers practical information about two family interventions commonly delivered for families who are at risk for or who have experienced physical abuse (CPC-CBT and MST-CAN).