The National Youth Employment Coalition represents organizations that serve and study opportunity youth. The coalition keeps the field up to date on recent innovations in practice and the latest research on service models. They host briefs, webinars, and online forums to create a learning community.
This toolkit was created by the MARC Foundation to support and encourage cross-sector networks in trauma-informed policy and advocacy efforts. The toolkit compiles examples of cross-sector trauma-informed policy and practice from around the country. For leaders looking to better understand the role of policy and advocacy in the ACEs, Resilience, and Trauma (ART) movement this
Preventing Childhood Toxic Stress: Partnering With Families and Communities to Promote Relational Health
This policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics describes how relational health can be employed to build resilience and mitigate childhood toxic stress by partnering with families and communities. A paradigm shift from a problem-focused model to a solution-based approach would actively engage youth and their families in developing strategies to cope with current
The Trauma-Informed Care Implementation Resource Center provides resources to guide health care organizations and schools in becoming trauma-informed. Some topics include the impact of racism on patient health, tips on starting conversations about trauma-informed care (TIC) with organization leadership, and TIC in the context of high-need populations. Additionally, overviews of ACEs and their impacts across
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina is amplifying their Connections Matters Congregation, a faith-based organization for people in the community who are invested in preventing childhood trauma. This document describes what this means and provides links to additional resources.
30 Years of Knowledge Building for an Effective Kin-First Culture: A Natural Family Resource for Children in and out of the Child Welfare System
An examination of how child welfare policy in this country has failed children, youth, families, and their communities for decades and Black families since 1619. The timeline pictured gives the reader an outline of the failed policies impacting the poor, Black, and Brown families who have and are touching the child welfare system. Second, the
NCTSN has collaborated with policy makers since their inception by Congress in 2000. Through this collection of resources, policy makers and other interested parties can learn more about the causes, consequences, and potential legislative responses to childhood traumatic stress. Topics include trauma related to migration, substance misuse, intimate partner violence, and propose trauma-informed policies for
Brookings – State Resilience and Recovery: Strategies to reduce inequality and promote prosperity by creating better places
This report discusses the importance of addressing economic inequities across the United States by focusing in on specific regions, due to the vast disparities that exist in certain places over others. State policies are crucial in this endeavor because of their ability to make investments in local communities. Additionally, putting special focus on building stronger
This brief summarizes historical policy context and provides an overview of policy, programmatic, analytic, and engagement strategies for leveraging economic supports to promote child and family well-being and prevent maltreatment.