Links to More Information on Trauma, Toxic Stress, and Trauma-Informed Care
The Tristate Trauma Network is committed to serving as a reliable resource for information on trauma, toxic stress, and trauma-informed care. If you become aware of other valuable resources, please email your suggestions for addition to this list.
ACEs and TRAUMA
WHAT IS TRAUMA?
Trauma results from an event, series of events, or a set of circumstances that is experienced by an individual as physically or emotionally harmful or threatening and that has lasting adverse effects on the individual’s functioning…..READ MORE
TTN Resource: “A Parent’s Guide to Trauma” Download Free Here
Child Sex Abuse
The article can be a helpful resource in educating readers about Child Sex Abuse, signs to look out for, and what next steps are.
CHILD TRAUMA ACADEMY
The ChildTrauma Academy (CTA) is a non-profit organization founded by Bruce Perry and based in Houston, Texas. Parents will find many of the guides to child trauma helpful.
Foundation for Post Traumatic Healing and Complex Trauma Research.
Successfully equipping complex trauma survivors and practitioners with compassionate support, skills, and trauma-informed education since 2014.
This agency/site provides information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions, such as PTSD. Includes information on the relationship between drug use and trauma.
Should I Go to Rehab?
Rehab offers an opportunity to detoxify from drug or alcohol addiction and learn the tools needed to avoid relapse. Medical specialists oversee most treatment programs. They allow a person to remove themselves from temptation and focus on recovery.
How to Help Your Child Cope with Trauma
Studies about the cause of childhood trauma date back to the mid-1990s. The Adverse Childhood Experience study 1 (ACE) was conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
JOINING FORCES FOR CHILDREN/RESOURCE LIBRARY
This site provides resources for children of all ages.
THE NATIONAL CHILD TRAUMATIC STRESS NETWORK
Established by Congress in 2000, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) brings a comprehensive focus to childhood trauma. It is committed to raising the standard of care while increasing access to services. Combining knowledge of child development, expertise in the full range of child traumatic experiences, and dedication to evidence-based practices, the NCTSN changes the course of children’s lives by changing the course of their care.
NATIONAL CENTER FOR PTSD, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
The National Center for PTSD is dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD.
TED TALKS RELATED TO ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES Download this list of TED Talks.
Center on the Developing Child Resilience Videos:
Parent Resilience Guide
This parent guide centers upon ten units around elements relating to the four types of resilience and other poignant topics such as relationships and self grace.
CENTER FOR YOUTH WELLNESS
The Center for Youth Wellness is part of a national effort to revolutionize pediatric medicine and transform the way society responds to kids exposed to significant adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress.
MIND MATTERS MINUTES Mind Matters Minutes provide teachers and direct service providers with short video practices from the Mind Matters curriculum that can easily be shared with young people. Each practice presents a skill to reduce reactivity and build resilience. The videos are ready-to-go and under 10 minutes each.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS
Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers
High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and frighten children who may feel in danger or worry that their friends or loved-ones are at risk. More Information Here
TRAUMA AND LEARNING POLICY INITIATIVE
The Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative’s (TLPI) mission is to ensure that children traumatized by exposure to family violence and other adverse childhood experiences succeed in school. TLPI provides advocacy and support to schools to become trauma sensitive environments.
Note: The Tristate Trauma Network is committed to serving as a reliable resource for information on trauma, toxic stress, and trauma-informed care. If you become aware of other valuable resources that would be helpful to consumers, please email your suggestions for addition to this list.