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NCTSN Resources

The following resources on Homeless Youth were developed by the NCTSN.

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NCTSN Impact Newsletter: Summer 2018

Type: Newsletter

Includes articles that range from a report on teen suicide screening and intervention to new resources for bringing an LGBTQ lens to trauma-informed care.

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Homeless Youth Online Training

Type: e-Learning Course

Provides training and materials for direct care staff working with homeless youth, including staff working in drop-in centers, emergency shelters, transitional living programs, and independent living programs.

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NCTSN Impact Newsletter: Spring 2011

Type: Newsletter

Features research, resources, and role models. The Developmental Trauma Disorder clinical field trial is discussed, along with a story of recovery to becoming a beloved role model for both youth and providers is featured in this edition.

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Working with Homeless and Runaway Youth

Type: Webinar

Provides statistics on the number and characteristics of homeless youth in the US. This webinar reviews the unique aspects of trauma among runaway and homeless youth and identifies the key treatment implications for this population.

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Culture and Trauma Brief: Trauma among Homeless Youth

Type: Fact Sheet

Discusses the challenges traumatized youth face when they are living on the street, including the relationship between trauma and youth homelessness, and offers suggestions for service providers who want to engage these young people in treatment.

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Facts on Trauma and Homeless Children

Type: Fact Sheet

Provides background on the issues of trauma among homeless children, including what homelessness looks like in America, the interplay between trauma and homelessness, how programs and services help families exposed to trauma, and providing trauma-specific services.