National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute provides community crisis intervention, trauma treatment, clinical training, and treatment outcome research for traumatized children and their caregivers. The Trauma Center focuses on specialty trauma service delivery, education, and training to assist children exposed to physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and community and political violence. It is affiliated with multiple community agencies, including clinics, universities, schools, youth groups, homeless shelters, church groups and the Boston police department, which partner with the center to serve children in the Greater Boston area as well as in rural and remote areas of New England.

Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents

A White Paper from the NCTSN Complex Trauma Task Force

The Trauma Center National Child Traumatic Stress Network Community Practice and Service Site:

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) Community Treatment and Services Centers implement and evaluate effective treatment and services in community settings, collect clinical data on traumatized children receiving treatment, develop expertise related to effective practices, financing and other service issues, and provide leadership and training on child trauma for service providers in the community and staff in a range of child service sectors.

For information on the Trauma Center a Category III Site of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Please contact:
Joseph Spinazzola, Ph.D.
(617) 232-1303 x 215
jspinazzola@traumacenter.org

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26th Annual International Trauma Conference, Boston MA, May 27-30, 2015

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4th Annual Summer Training Institute, Cape Cod MA, July 20-24, 2015

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Join us in Establishing an Endowed Research Directorship: The van der Kolk Chair

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Join our Challenge Match - Child Neurofeedback Study

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for 2015-2017 Postdoctoral Fellowships at MBHC

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NOW RECRUITING: CHILD BIOFEEDBACK STUDY at the Trauma Center

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NEW ARTICLE: Placement Instability as a Risk Factor in Proximal Sexually Inappropriate and Aggressive Behaviors in a Child Welfare Sample

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NEW ARTICLE: Unseen Wounds: The Contribution of Psychological Maltreatment to Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Risk Outcomes

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NEW ARTICLE: The Body Can Change the Score: Empirical Support for Somatic Regulation in the Treatment of Traumatized Adolescents

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NEW ARTICLE: Childhood Psychological Abuse as Harmful as Sexual or Physical Abuse

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NEW ARTICLE: The Body Can Change the Score: Empirical Support for Somatic Regulation in the Treatment of Traumatized Adolescents

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NEW BOOK by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk: THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE: Order today!

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NEW BOOK by David Emerson: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy

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Books by Trauma Center Faculty and Colleagues available on Amazon.com

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