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Trauma-informed Care

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Primary Sources: Is There More Than One Kind of Bullying?
A new study finds that the severity of peer violence and how long it takes place makes a difference in young people's response to it.

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Five Unique Ways to Address Family Violence
In this slideshow we look at five creative ways of understanding and addressing a young person’s experience with family violence.

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Five Ways to Improve 'Self-Regulation' in Traumatized Youth
A psychologist shares recommendations for enabling young people to control their emotions and make wise decisions.

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SAMHSA's KnowBullying App Provides Bullying Prevention Advice at Your Fingertips
A free smartphone app created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration aims to prevent bullying and build resilience in children.

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SPARCS Intervention Helps Youth Cope in the Here and Now
Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress takes a broad approach to dealing with trauma.

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Primary Sources: How Do Homeless Youth Define Trauma and Its Impact on Them?
Researchers asked homeless youth how they define trauma and how their thoughts are shaped by personal experience.

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What Is Toxic Stress and How Can You Help Young People Experiencing It?
The Center for Youth Wellness' new whitepaper, "An Unhealthy Dose of Stress," highlights the challenges children face when exposed, over and over, to "adverse" experiences.

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Q&A: Helping Families Protect Themselves From Recurring Trauma
University of Maryland Principal Investigator Laurel Kiser says routine-building is one step in the right direction.

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Primary Sources: Can Mental Health and Housing Services Help Youth Hold Down a Job?
Researchers tested whether the Individual Placement and Support, or IPS, model, an approach to workforce development, helps homeless young adults with mental illness stay employed.

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Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers tips on trauma-informed care for substance abuse and mental health professionals.

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