Trauma-informed Care

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Why Should Adolescents Develop and Implement Violence Prevention Programs?
Explore research showing that young people should be involved in developing and implementing violence prevention programs.

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How-To for Therapists on Spotting and Assisting Trafficking Victims
Learn about a webinar that helps mental health professionals understand and support clients who may have been trafficked.

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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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Q&A: A Sex Trafficking Intervention Uses Expressive Arts
Laura McLean, from San Diego Youth Services, explains how staff incorporate expressive arts into a trauma-informed sex-trafficking prevention and treatment program.

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PREP Program Helps Counter Sex Trafficking in Houston
Learn how a Personal Responsibility Education Program in Texas is helping to counter domestic youth trafficking.

Diverse young adults.

Free Online Training on Pathways to Adulthood
Learn about a training that prepares frontline staff for working with transition age youth who live with mental health challenges.

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Free Tool Assesses LGBTQ Inclusiveness in Homeless Youth-Serving Agencies
A True Colors Fund tool helps agencies assess how welcoming and safe their services are for LGBTQ youth.

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Developing Youth Leadership Within Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
Learn how staff can work with young people to foster youth leadership.

A young person stands in front of an art easel.

Creating Opportunities for Youth in Crisis Through Art Studio Programs
Learn how arts exploration benefits young people in a runaway and homeless youth program, and functions as an art studio for the community.

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