- What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Domestic Violence Services Advocates
This guide provides an overview of basic child welfare services, describes how domestic violence services and child welfare professionals can support one another’s efforts in working with families, and lists resources for more information.
- Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma: A Guide for Pediatricians
American Academy of Pediatrics guide to support the abilities of pediatricians to identify traumatized children, educate families, and empower families.
- California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare A searchable database of programs that can be utilized by professionals that serve children and families involved with the child welfare system, includes sections on trauma treatment at the client and systems levels.
- Child Welfare System National Child Traumatic Stress Network tools and materials for building skills and increasing knowledge to help child welfare administrators, caseworkers, frontline staff, other mental health personnel, and caregivers understand and respond to the needs of traumatized children.
- Developing a Trauma-Informed Child Welfare System Child Welfare Information Gateway discusses the steps that may be necessary to create a child welfare system that is more sensitive and responsive to trauma.
- National Child Welfare Workforce Institute Purpose is to increase child welfare practice effectiveness through partnerships that focus on workforce system development, organizational interventions and change leadership. Includes topics on trauma-informed practice.
- Supporting Youth in Foster Care in Making Healthy Choices Child Welfare Information Gateway guide is intended to help caseworkers, foster parents, or other caring adults learn about trauma experienced by youth in foster care and treatment options, including approaches other than psychotropic medication. The guide presents strategies for seeking help for youth, identifying appropriate treatment, and supporting youth in making decisions about their mental health.
- What is Child Welfare? A Guide for Domestic Violence Services Advocates Child Welfare Information Gateway describes how domestic violence services and child welfare professionals can support one another's efforts.
- Resource Parent Training Curriculum National Child Traumatic Stress Network curriculum for foster and adoptive parents caring for children who have experienced trauma.
- Annie E. Casey - Child Welfare Strategy Group Based on its experience with leading child welfare reforms, the Casey Foundation developed training programs for those working with children and youth in foster care.