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NCTSN Resources

The following resources on Complex Trauma were developed by the NCTSN.

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Assessment of Complex Trauma by Parents and Caregivers

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers parents and caregivers a brief checklist to use to determine if a complete assessment for complex trauma should be scheduled. This fact sheet will help parents and caregivers determine when to seek professional help.

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Engaging a Sexually Traumatized Youth in Therapy

Type: Webinar

Depicts a youth who is referred to therapy after several weeks of unexplained sickness. This webinar shows a youth who was already seeing a therapist to work on recent difficulties in school and conflicts with his parents.

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Guiding Youth Through Loss and Betrayal

Type: Webinar

Depicts a client as she reveals during her first therapy session that she discovered her adoptive mother hid letters from her biological mother. This webinar shows a therapist and client working through the clinical dilemma presented and walks providers through ways to handle the situation.

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Reconnecting a Family Torn Apart by Violence and Addiction

Type: Webinar

Focuses on a family that is required to seek therapy after the parents get in a physical altercation while intoxicated. This webinar shows a family therapy session with a teenage child where a father learns from his wife that she is questioning her gender identity.

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Never Give Up: A Complex Trauma Film by Youth for Youth

Type: Video

Features a highly diverse cast of seven adolescents and young adults who examine the shared and unique challenges faced, mistakes made, and growth attained in the struggle to transcend legacies of developmental trauma.

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