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Series of Briefs on Trauma-Informed Approach Available Online

September 13, 2013

SBB Logo The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), a program of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services, has released six online briefs that discuss the key elements of a trauma-informed juvenile justice system. Topics include current issues and new directions in creating trauma-informed systems, assessment and interventions, family engagement, continuity of care and cross-system collaboration, trauma-informed care in facilities, and racial disparities within the system.

Resources:

Access additional resources from NCTSN.

Read about the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Working Definition of Trauma and Principles and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach.