Resources for Parents & Caregivers
- Here you will find information about how children of different ages respond to trauma and what parents and caregivers can do to help prevent and reduce the effects of trauma.
Other Helpful Resources
- How a Caregiver's Trauma Can Impact a Child's Development
An infographic for use with clients to help them visualize how trauma can get passed on through caregivers.
- PRIDE Model of Practice (Parent Resources for Information, Development, and Education) Developing an supporting foster and adoptive families as team members in child protection and trauma-informed care of children. Contact local MDHHS office for more information about training opportunities.
- The Teen Brain: 6 Things to Know National Institute of Mental Health
- Resources for Parents and Caregivers National Child Traumatic Stress Network
- Explaining the Brain to Children and Adolescents Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development
- Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- NetSmartz Workshop: Resource for Parents & Guardians National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
- Child Safety on the Information Highway SafeKids.com
- What is Complex Trauma: A Resource Guide for Youth and Those Who Care About Them
National Child Traumatic Stress Network guide designed specifically for youth. On the product page, search by document title.
- How Stress Impacts Brain Growth, Development & Behavior
Washtenaw Trauma Informed Collaborative
- Stress Health Information from the Center for Youth Wellness.