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Trauma

Resources to Support Children’s Emotional Well-Being Amid Anti-Black Racism, Racial Violence, and Trauma

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Parenting, Practice, Practice Highlight, Trauma, Youth & Families

Resources to Support Children’s Emotional Well-Being Amid Anti-Black Racism, Racial Violence, and Trauma

Dominique Parris, Victor St., John, & Jessica Dym Bartlett, Child Trends (June 23, 2020)

Care Provider Facilities Described Challenges Addressing Mental Health Needs of Children in HHS Custody

By | Family Separation, Highlighted Resources, Research Highlight, Trauma

Care Provider Facilities Described Challenges Addressing Mental Health Needs of Children in HHS Custody

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (September 2019)

A report released by the Office of the Inspector General confirmed that intense trauma was common among children who entered the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) facilities in 2018 including those who were suddenly separated from their parents.

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How to Implement Trauma-Informed Care to Build Resilience to Childhood Trauma

By | Highlighted Resources, Research Highlight, Trauma

How to Implement Trauma-Informed Care to Build Resilience to Childhood Trauma

Jessica Dym Bartlett & Kathryn Steber, Child Trends (May 9, 2019)

This brief summarizes current research and promising practices for implementing trauma-informed care to support the well-being of children exposed to trauma and help them reach their full potential.

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Trauma in Immigrant Families Resource List

By | Trauma, Workshop Resources

Trauma in Immigrant Families Resource List

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare (April 2019)
This document provides a list of vetted resources that explain the risk of trauma in immigrant and refugee groups, responses and strategies to mitigate the impact of trauma in the context of the political environment in the U.S., and tools for agencies and individual providers use in practice with immigrant and refugee families.
Trauma Resource List

Migrant Caravan: The Need to Address Root Causes

By | Highlighted Resources, Practice, Practice Highlight, Resources, Social Workers, Topics, Trauma, Youth & Families

Migrant Caravan: The Need to Address Root Causes

Kids in Need of Defense (October 24, 2018)

The migrant caravan underscores the dire need to address the root causes of migration from Central America to the United States, including the pervasive violence that forces children without parents and families with young children to embark on a life-threatening journey of thousands of miles to seek safety in the United States.

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Addressing the Intergenerational Mental Health Needs of Refugee Families with Young Children

By | Early Childhood, Highlighted Resources, Practice, Practice Highlight, Social Workers, Topics, Trauma, Youth & Families

Addressing the Intergenerational Mental Health Needs of Refugee Families with Young Children

Migration Policy Institute (September 24, 2018)

Experts on this webinar discuss efforts being undertaken in Maryland to serve refugee families with young children through tailored, trauma-informed approaches that address their specific mental health needs.

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Immigration policy, practices, and procedures: The impact on the mental health of Mexican and Central American youth and families.

By | Child Well-Being, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Families Research, Immigrant Youth, Research, Research Highlight, Topics, Trauma

Immigration policy, practices, and procedures: The impact on the mental health of Mexican and Central American youth and families.

Stephanie Torres, Catherine Santiago, Katherine Walts, Maryse Richards, American Psychological Association (October 2018)

This paper reviews current immigration policies for arriving Mexican and Central American immigrants and links to mental health among documented and undocumented immigrant families and youth.

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WEBINAR: “Young Children in Refugee Families and Early Childhood Programs: Ways to Mitigate the Effects of Trauma”

By | Early Childhood, Highlighted Resources, Practice, Practice Highlight, Social Workers, Topics, Trauma, Youth & Families

WEBINAR: “Young Children in Refugee Families and Early Childhood Programs: Ways to Mitigate the Effects of Trauma”

Migration Policy Institute (August 29, 2018)

Experts discuss the effects of trauma on the development of young refugee children. They also highlight ways early childhood education and care programs can address this trauma. This webinar is the first of two discussions that MPI is hosting on the issue of trauma-informed care for young children of refugees in early childhood programs

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