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READINGS & RESEARCH


Building agency capacity for trauma-informed evidence-based practice and field instruction


Source:

Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work

Audience:

Child Welfare


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This article discusses the results of an Organizational Readiness assessment  and the impact on sustaining evidence-based trauma treatment implantation efforts for schools of social work partnering with community agencies.


Going Beyond Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Training for child welfare Supervisors and Frontline Workers: the Need for system Wide Changes Implementing TIC practices in all Child Welfare Agencies


Source:

The Advanced Generalist: Social Work Research Journal

Audience:

Child Welfare


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This article discusses current efforts to train child welfare workers in trauma informed practices and argues that training should transcend case workers and supervisors, and include system leaders and systematic changes.


Children and Trauma: Update for Mental Health Professionals.


Source:

2008 Presidential Task Force on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma in Children and Adolescents

Audience:

Mental Health


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This document summarizes what is known about child and adolescent PTSD and trauma, including information on posttraumatic stress symptoms and reactions, evidence-based treatments for youth and families exposed to traumatic-stress, and key elements to help support families impacted by trauma.


Trauma-Informed Lens


Source:

Trauma Informed Oregon

Audience:

General


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This document provides examples of how you can reframe challenging behaviors through a trauma focused lens.


CW360: A Comprehensive Look at a Prevalent Child Welfare Issue. Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Practice


Source:

Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare

Audience:

Child Welfare


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This issue of CW360 from 2013 provides a comprehensive look at child trauma and its impacts, including  overviews of traumatic-stress and the impact on children and families, practices to support children and families after a trauma, and perspectives of trauma and trauma treatment from varying populations, such as birth parents, resource parents, and child welfare workers.