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September 2012

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

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Natural disasters such as tornados, or man-made tragedies such as bombings, can leave children feeling frightened, confused, and insecure. Whether a child has personally experienced trauma or has merely seen the event on television or heard it discussed by adults, it is important for parents and teachers to be informed and ready to help if reactions to stress begin to occur. This guide is for parents, caregivers, and teachers.
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May 2012

Promoting Recovery and Resilience for Children and Youth Involved in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems

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This document reports on the SAMSHA initiatives to promote appropriate care for young people involved in the juvenile justice or child welfare systems who have experience trauma. 
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January 2008

A The Long Journey Home: A Guide for Creating Trauma-Informed Services for Mothers and Children Experiencing Homelessness

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This manual is intended to serve as a guide to agencies looking for practical ideas about how to create trauma-informed environments. It is best viewed as a template and should be supplemented by your knowledge and expertise regarding the most effective adaptations for working with families in your own program.
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Helping yourself heal: A Recovering Man's Guide to Coping With Childhood Abuse Issues

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The brochure explains what childhood abuse is, what symptoms a man could have if he has been abused, how to address childhood abuse issues while in treatment and how a counselor can help.
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January 2005

A Guide to Managing Stress in Crisis Response Professions

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This guide provides basic information on the signs and symptoms of stress and offers practical strategies for stress management that can be incorporated into the daily routine of managers and workers.
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January 2004

Mental Health Response to Mass Violence and Terrorism: A Training Manual

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This manual is geared towards service providers responding to victims and community at large following incidents of mass violence and terrorism.
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January 2002

Dealing with the Effects of Trauma: A Self-Help Guide

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This booklet is designed to help determine if traumatic experiences may be causing some or all of the symptoms an individual is experiencing. It provides guidance in working to relieve these symptoms and includes suggestions for healing from the effects of trauma.
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January 2000

Field Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters

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Describes survivor reactions, at-risk populations, counseling, referrals, and stress prevention and management.
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In Our Own Voice: African American Stories of Oppression, Survival and Recovery in Mental Health Systems

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This guide provides historical highlights regarding African-American survivors and mental health treatment in America; explores the themes shared in the collected oral histories; provides strategies for using history projects as a tool for personal and community healing and social change; and includes resources to assist you in starting your own history project.