Addresses attachment and its implications for young traumatized children in the child welfare system and discusses the nature of typically developing attachment relationships, as well as the impact of trauma and maltreatment on such relationships.
The following resources on Early Childhood Trauma were developed by the NCTSN.
Discusses the impact of trauma and the experience of young children in the child welfare system and the signs, symptoms, and consequences of trauma in infants, young children, and their caregivers.
Discusses the unique characteristics of young children in foster care as they recover from abuse and neglect.
Discusses how providers have worked with branches of our country's military to promote the well being of young children in military families. This webinar describes how mental health professionals can help these children cope with the stresses that their families experience.
Offers details on how early childhood trauma is unique, the scope of the problem, as well as the symptoms and behaviors associated with exposure to trauma at an early age.
Discusses how mental health professionals can work with child protective services workers to provide trauma-informed care to infants and toddlers who come to their attention because of abuse or neglect.
Provides guidelines for assessing and treating young children who have been traumatized through a disaster or act of terrorism. This webinar focuses primarily on lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina and 9/11.
Discusses ways mental health providers can work with pediatric medical providers to ensure traumatized children receive care. This webinar talks about how primary care providers are essential allies in efforts to identify and respond to young children affected by trauma.
Discusses the effects physical abuse, neglect, and domestic violence have on young children. This webinar provides suggestions on how mental health professionals can work with the judicial system to insure these children receive the care and support they need to develop normally.
Describes a community system that impacts the lives of young children, addressing the context of the system and its impact on young children, as well as means to achieve effective collaborations within these systems.
Discusses the need for an early childhood mental health consultation program within child care settings and describes the two types of consultation programs and the goals of each.
Defines infant mental health and why it is important, with particular emphasis on the relationship context of early development.