trauma

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Youth Art Month: Using Art to Help Heal Trauma
Learn about Youth Art Month, and how art can help young people recover from trauma.

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Do Past Experiences Shape Sexual Behavior in Young Women with Foster Care Histories?
Researchers analyze links between young women's experiences of childhood maltreatment and foster care history, and later sexual risk-taking behaviors.

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Toolkit Teaches Young Parents Trauma-Sensitive Caregiving
Discover a guide staff can use to create parenting skills lesson plans.

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Caregiver Rejection Sets Young People Up for Homelessness
Understand the link between family dynamics, caregiver rejection, and youth homelessness, particularly among LGBTQ youth.

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New Online Training: "Trauma-Informed Care"
Discover a free interactive course designed to introduce family and youth workers to trauma and its impact.

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Toolkit for Service Providers Sheds Light on Youth Trauma, Resilience
“Trauma & Resilience: An Adolescent Provider Toolkit” is the last in a six-part series addressing the intersection of health and violence.

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In Boston, Exploited Youth Connect with Survivor-Mentors to Build Trust, Community
My Life My Choice teams youth and adults with shared experiences to promote healthy, healing relationships.

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Q&A: Trauma ‘Types’ Versus ‘Numbers:’ Which Has the Bigger Impact on Homeless Youth?
Researcher Carolyn Wong discusses the findings of her recent study of complex trauma among homeless youth.

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#NCFYtalk Recap: Complex Trauma and Homeless Youth
With the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, we hosted a November 20 Twitter chat on helping young people who experience multiple traumatic events.

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Do Common Beliefs About LGBT Homeless Youth Reflect Reality?
Two researchers review the literature to compare findings against "common wisdom" in the field.

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