Juvenile Justice System
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Children who come to the attention of the juvenile justice system are a challenging and underserved population. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed resources to help juvenile justice professionals understand and provide trauma-focused services to these youth.
A Behavioural Health Toolkit for Providers Working with Children of the Incarcerated and Their Families
Washington State Department of Health Services (2009)
An online toolkit, which includes tools for professionals, information for youth and caregivers, and research on interventions.
'The Last Frontier' Practice guidelines for the treatment of complex Trauma & Trauma Informed Care & Service Delivery
Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA)/ Australia (2012)
http://www.recoveryonpurpose.com/upload/ASCA_Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Complex Trauma.pdf
This resource provides practice guilelines for the treatment of complex trauma (clinical) and guidelines for trauma-informed care and service provision (organizational).
Trauma and Resiliency Adolescent Toolkit
Adolescent Health Working Group
The toolkit includes more than 50 handouts on: Spectrums of trauma and resilience, trauma inequities, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), adolescent brain development, developmental trauma disorder, trauma triggers, posttraumatic growth, resilience, developmental assets, developmental competencies, provider self-care, mindfulness, trauma-informed care, trauma-informed consequences, culturally sensitive approaches to care, restorative practices, social action, and a comprehensive list of trauma-informed evidence based best practices and promising approaches.
Healing the Damage: Trauma and Immigrant Families in the Child Welfare System
American Humane Association and JBS International (2010)
A Social Workers Tool Kit for Working with Immigrant Families, a multicomponent resource guide.
Working with Unaccompanied and Immigrant Minors
National Child Traumatic Stress Network has put together a collection of Resources for working with unaccompanied and immigrant minors
The Compassion Fatigue Workbook: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization
By: Francois Mathieu
The Compassion Fatigue Workbook: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization leads the reader through experiential activities designed to target specific areas in their personal and professional lives. It provides concrete strategies to help the reader develop a personalized plan for identifying and transforming compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization available. It is available for purchase on Amazon.ca.
Secondary Traumatic Stress
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
A resource for therapists, child welfare workers, case managers, and other helping professionals involved in the care of traumatized children and their families
The Secondary Traumatic Strss Informed Organization Assessment Tool (STSI-OA)
University of Kentucky
A resource developed by members of the NCTSN and available through the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma in Children. The STSI-OA is an assessment tool that can be used by organizational representatives at any level to evaluate the degree to which their organization is STS-informed, and able to respond to the impact of secondary traumatic stress in the workplace. The STSI-OA identifies specific areas of strength, and opportunities to implement STS informed policies and practices. The results of this tool can be used as a roadmap for future training and implementation activities in the area of STS and trauma-informed care. For more information click here for training and consulting options.