Category

    trauma

  1. The Power of Parenting: How to Help Your Child After a Parent or Caregiver Dies

    This fact sheet from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), co-sponsored by New York Life, draws from the experiences of bereaved caregivers, researchers, and mental health professionals. It offers guidance on how to talk to your child after a parent or caregiver dies including, how to face new fears,...
  2. Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

    The “Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence” toolkit is designed to equip law enforcement professionals with trauma-informed, developmentally-appropriate tools to identify and minimize threats to child safety, foster closer engagement between law enforcement and youth, and maximize both officer safety and positive outcomes for children and families. The...
  3. Building a Culture of Health by Creating Opportunities for Boys and Young Men of Color

    Expanding opportunities and eliminating barriers to health and success for young men of color is critical to fully realizing a national “culture of health,” a series of issue briefs from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds. Commissioned in conjunction with RWJF’s $12 million commitment to Forward Promise, an initiative to...
  4. The Importance of Treating for Trauma in Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

    Research over the past several decades has established that youth exposure to violence is a widespread and significant problem. This is particularly true for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, as research has shown that up to 90 percent of these youth have histories of violence exposure, with many...