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Welcome to the Resource Library, a searchable collection of materials that you can use for your organizational development and training needs. Inside you will find tools, promotional items, reference materials, and more.

 

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Trauma Responses (PDF, 110 KB)

Developed for practitioners, this worksheet serves as an activity where participants are asked to create a fictional, interactive case study where a survivor exhibits symptoms of trauma.

Search Terms: Trauma-Informed, Traumatic

Short-Term Intervention Best Practices (PDF, 86 KB)

Dealing with difficult and stressful situations as a practitioner is never an easy task and may require short-term interventions. This worksheet gives 14 case study examples and space to discuss possible interventions and best practices.

Search Terms: Trauma-Informed, Traumatic, Interventions

Immediate Intervention Best Practices (PDF, 75 KB)

Dealing with work and personal life stressors is never an easy task and may require short-term interventions. This worksheet gives 14 stress examples and space to discuss possible interventions and best practices.

Search Terms: Trauma-Informed, Traumatic, Interventions

Increasing Effectiveness of Child Welfare Workers for Child Victims of Trauma Flier (PDF, 155 KB)

This flier promotes the 4.5-hour training on Increasing Effectiveness of Child Welfare Workers for Child Victims of Trauma.

Search Terms: Child Welfare, Child victims, Trauma, Professional Development, CPS, Child Protective Services, Evidence-Based, Trauma-Informed

Increasing Effectiveness of Providers for Child Victims of Violence Flier (PDF, 155 KB)

This flier promotes the 1-day training on Increasing Effectiveness of Providers for Child Victims of Violence.

Search Terms: Child Victims, Trauma, Violence, Evidence-Based, Trauma-Informed, Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma, Professional Development

The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Brain Development and Function (PDF, 77 KB)

This document describes the impact that childhood trauma can have on the development of the brain and its functioning. It also describes the factors that can affect brain dysfunction, and the various anatomical structures in the brain that can be impacted, changing its functionality.

Search Terms: Trauma-Informed, Children, Youth, Grief, TBI

Other Traumatic Disorders (PDF, 36 KB)

This document defines Disorder of Extreme Stress Not Otherwise Specified (DESNOS) and Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD), and describes the criteria that must be met in order for an individual to be diagnosed with DESNOS or DTD.

Search Terms: Trauma-Informed, Children, Youth, Grief

Therapeutic Models for Working With Children with Grief (PDF, 34 KB)

This document describes different types of treatments that may be effective in working with children dealing with grief or trauma. Cognitive behavioral therapy, eye movement desensitization reprocessing, equine-assisted therapy, and art, writing, and play therapy are described.

Search Terms: Trauma-Informed, Children, Youth, Grief

Supporting Children Living with Grief and Trauma: A Multidisciplinary Approach Flier (PDF, 154 KB)

This flier promotes the 2-day training on Supporting Children Living with Grief and Trauma: A Multidisciplinary Approach.

Search Terms: Trauma-Informed, Children, Youth, Grief

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