Children in Crisis Topics
Children of Incarcerated Parents
A Sentence For Two (video)
Born Behind Bars (video)
What About Us? (video)
Resources for Agencies Working with Children in Crisis
Internet Essentials for low cost internet access and computer
e-DECA 2.0 – screening and evaluation tool for agencies
Belly Breathe with Elmo – Exercise to calm children
Protective Factors: Enhancing Resilience in Young Children and Families – Information on Protective Factors to build resilience in children and families experiencing trauma
Trauma Smart – An interesting program to support kids impacted by Trauma
What Survival Looks Like In School — a great resource for those working with children with PTSD or other trauma
Spring Board Collaborative Interesting program in Phila to boost student achievement
Activities Guide: Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence – Resources to assist Parents or programs with activities by age group to build Executive Function skills
Pathways.org – Physical Therapists offer videos and other info about the importance of Tummy Time for infants and other great information.
The InterNetwork for Youth – Library of articles by expert in Youth Development for teen programs’
Essentials for Childhood Framework: Steps to Create Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships and Environments for All Children – Creating safe, supportive nurturing relationships to prevent Child Maltreatment
Building Dignity: Design Strategies for Domestic Violence Shelter – Design Strategies for Domestic Violence shelters
Good360 – Receive free products just by registering.
Elliott, D.E., Bjelajac, P., Fallot, R.D., Markoff, L.S., & Glover Reed, B. (2005). Trauma-informed or trauma-denied: Principles and implementation of trauma-informed services for women. Journal of Community Psychology, 33(4), 461–475.
Harris, M., & Fallot, R. (2001). Envisioning a trauma-informed service system: A vital paradigm shift. In M. Harris & R. Fallot (Eds.), Using Trauma Theory to Design Service Systems (pp. 3-22). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Mockus, S., Cinq Mars, L., Guazzo Ovard, D., Mazelis, R., Bjelajac, P., Grady, J., LaClair, C., Livingston, C., Slavin, S., & McKinney, J. (2005). Developing consumer/survivor/recovering voice and its impact on services and research: Our experience with the SAMHSA Women, Co- Occurring Disorders and Violence Study. Jourlnal of Community Psychology, 33(4), 513–525.
NCTSN Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma Task Force (2012). The 12 core concepts: Concepts for understanding traumatic stress responses in children and families. Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma. Los Angeles, CA, and Durham, NC: UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress.
Poole, N. & Greaves, L. (2012). Becoming trauma informed. Toronto: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Ringel, S. & Brandell, J. (2012). Trauma: Contemporary directions in theory, practice and research. Los Angeles: Sage.
HUD Family Options Study (2016)