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Head Start Trauma Smart: Creating Trauma-Informed Head Start Communities

HSTS is an early childhood trauma intervention model created by Crittenton Childrens Center in Kansas City, MO. It is designed to support young children as well as, the parents and teachers who love and care about them. HSTS promotes the development of systemic trauma awareness in Head Start communities, teaching resiliency and practical lifelong coping skills.
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Training Module: Health Care Practitioner Module and Resources

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This resource includes an interactive, multimedia learning module and discussion guide introducing practitioners to the science of early childhood development, toxic stress, executive function, resilience, and mental health.
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Confidentiality and Information Sharing Issues for Domestic Violence Advocates Working with Child Protection and Juvenile Court System

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This paper presents information about three laws related to information sharing: confidentiality, privileged communications, and mandated reporting. It includes information on making decisions on how to handle and use information about child abuse.
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InBrief: The Impact of Early Adversity on Children's Development

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Science also shows that providing stable, responsive environments for children in the earliest years of life can prevent or reverse these conditions, with lifelong consequences for learning, behavior, and health.
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Domestic Child Sex Trafficking and the Juvenile Justice System

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This paper outlines the need to identify child victims of sex trafficking prior to their arrest for juvenile prostitution and the need for appropriate services and safeguards for these victims.
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Trauma Toolbox for Primary Care

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This toolkit provides information for primary care providers to promote understanding of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and encourage providers to screen for ACEs and other traumatic events
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How to Comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule

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The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, effective April 21, 2000, applies to the online collection of personal information from children under 13. This guide reviews the requirements for protecting children's privacy online and understanding the FTC's enforcement authority.
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Finding Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Human Trafficking

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The objectives of the webinar are to: recognize characteristics of runaway and homeless youth (RHY) and the trauma they have experiences, review the Family Youth Services Bureau funded RHY programs, review how the programs meet the need of RHY, review the eligibility requirements for accessing services and how to locate a program in a particular geographic area.
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Circle of 6

While this mobile application was originally designed for college students to prevent sexual violence, it’s helpful for teenagers, parents, friends, and communities seeking to foster healthy relationships and safety.
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Ensuring the Seventh Generation: A Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Tribal Child Welfare Programs

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The tragedy of suicide is dreaded by everyone. Tribal child welfare workers are no exception. Fortunately, they are in a position to do something about it.
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Inclusion: NAD Position Statement

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This position statement explains in detail this organization's position with regard to mainstreaming Deaf children in school settings.
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Fact Sheet: Foster Care and Human Trafficking

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This fact sheet describes the link between foster care and sex trafficking, and how foster parents can help prevent trafficking.