NTI has developed two state-of-the-art, standardized, web-based trainings to build the capacity of child welfare and mental health professionals in all states, tribes, and territories to effectively support children, youth, and their foster, adoptive, and guardianship families by better understanding and addressing the mental health needs of children, youth and their families.
Document Category: Trauma-informed Practice
This infographic describes how child welfare organizations can center child welfare worker well-being to better support children and families.
This flyer provides an overview of the New Jersey Safe and Sound Culture, including definitions of the Five Rs of Safe and Sound.
Burnout is a significant concern among child welfare professionals, leading to high turnover and reducing service quality. This document summarizes a study that examines how hope and resilience can reduce burnout and turnover in the child welfare workforce.
This guidebook provides practical tips & tools for working with children and youth who have experienced trauma (and for the adults who love them, too).
This infographic shows how to use mindfulness to improve our relationships, daily interactions, and reactions to trauma.
Secondary traumatic stress (STS) can have a significant impact on child welfare professionals, their agencies, and ultimately on outcomes for children and families. Yet child welfare agencies often find it hard to identify and implement organizational strategies that effectively prevent STS and support those suffering from it. This webinar will explore what STS is, why …
This webpage outlines the different types of stressors child welfare workers may be exposed to in their everyday work, as well as signs and symptoms of secondary traumatic stress.
Discusses the importance of quality supervision that organizations can provide to staff members at risk for secondary traumatic stress (STS). This fact sheet identifies the core competencies for supervisors providing formal support to workers who are exposed to secondary trauma. It is intended to be a developmental assessment for supervisors, to help identify areas of …
This benchbook for tribal justice systems covers topics of historical trauma and how it can be overcome through healing models and community restoration.