The National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s Culture and Trauma Briefs
The Culture and Trauma Briefs provide information on how culture can affect the nature of trauma response and how to work with people under these contexts (Authors).
On the National Child Traumatic Stress Network's Culture and Trauma Resources webpage you will find the following resources:
Culture and Trauma Brief (Vol 3, No 1): Cultural and Family Differences in Children's Sexual Education and Knowledge Chidren's knowledge about sexuality varies with developmental age and across families and cultures. This brief examines some of the factors that influence this knowlege. It also offers suggestions to clinicians on how they may work with children who have been sexually abused or who are exhibiting inappropriate sexual behavior in a way that respects those differences.
Culture and Trauma Brief (Vol 2, No 3): Preliminary Adaptations for Working with Traumatized Latino/Hispanic Children and their Families Find guidance for establishing and maintaining therapeutic relationships with Hispanic/Latino children and families. This brief also provides background statistical information on trauma among this population.
Culture and Trauma Brief (Vol 2, No 2): Organizational Self-Assessment for Cultural and Linguistic Competence Find facts about Organizational Self-Assessment for Cultural and Linguistic Competence. This brief provides an overview of organizational cultural and linguistic competence, organizational assessment, and resources.
Culture and Trauma Brief (Vol 2, No 1): Trauma Among Homeless Youth Find facts about trauma and homeless youth, trauma's consequences, and considerations for treatment.
Culture and Trauma Brief (Vol 1, No 4): NCTSN Resources on Culture and Trauma Find a comprehensive update on NCTSN's culturally informed resources on child trauma. The Network recognizes that ethnicity, gender identity and expression, spirituality, race, immigration status, and a host of other factors affect not just the experience of trauma but help-seeking behavior, treatment, and recovery.
Culture and Trauma Brief (Vol 1, No 3): Translation of English Materials to Spanish Find recommendations for translating materials from English to Spanish in order to develop Spanish resources that are culturally competent and capture valid and reliable information.
Culture and Trauma Brief (Vol 1, No 2): Trauma Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and / or Questioning Youth Find information about risks of trauma exposure among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or openly questioning (LGBTQ) youth, statistics on trauma experienced by these youth, and consideration for treatment.
Culture and Trauma Brief (Vol 1, No 1): Promoting Culturally Competent Trauma-Informed Practices Find information about the impact of trauma and culture on children and adolescents, initial findings from the NCTSN Core Data Set on prevalence and treatment of trauma among diverse populations of children, and a description of the Network's broader view of culture and availability of expertise. (Authors)
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