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NCTSN Resources

The following resources on Race-Based Trauma were developed by the NCTSN.

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Without Children, A Native Nation Has No Future: NCTSN Position Statement

Type: Position Statement

Acknowledges that the experiences of Indigenous children have resulted in profound loss and complex trauma. Prior to the passage of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978, Indigenous children were systematically removed from the care and custody of their parents, their families, and their communities.

NCTSN Resource

Cultural Responsiveness To Racial Trauma

Type: Special Resource

Offers mental health providers information on understanding cultural responsiveness to racial trauma,  why it matters, and what to do.

NCTSN Resource

Talking with your Children about Islamophobia and Hate-Based Violence

Type: Fact Sheet

Discusses Islamophobia and hate-based violence against Muslims with children. This fact sheet highlights, for parents and caregivers, strategies that can be used to facilitate effective conversations, age-specific guidelines, and actions families and communities can take before an event occurs.