National Child Traumatic Stress Network Initiatives

The NCTSN mission is to raise the standard care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families, and communities. We are a Community Treatment and Services Site and an Intervention Development & Evaluation Site (in partnership with the National Center on Family Homelessness.) Through these intiatives, we are working to adapt and desseminate sustainable interventions for complex trauma and school/community violence to state and local agencies, school systems, homeless-serving systems, and mental health treatment programs throughout New England.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The Trauma Center @ 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.

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National Collaborative for Homeless Children & Trauma

To address the unmet trauma-related needs of homeless children and their parents, The National Center on Family Homelessness , the Trauma Center and other partners will form the National Collaborative for Trauma-Surviving Homeless Children (the Collaborative). The Collaborative will work to increase knowledge, both within and outside the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, about the range of trauma experienced by homeless children and their parents.

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WHAT'S NEWVIEW ALL>>

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: DEVELOPMENTAL TRAUMA DISORDER - PHASE III NATIONWIDE STUDY

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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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