Trust, Talk and Teachers: Assessing Trauma Among California Youth
This summer, the California Surgeon General’s Office is set to debut a youth-trauma-informed training video for K-12 teachers.
Native Montana Lawmakers Call on State to Recognize Traumatic History of Indian Boarding Schools
A state senator with firsthand experience in American Indian boarding schools has introduced a joint resolution calling on the state legislature to recognize the history of these institutions and the trauma they caused generations of Indigenous people.
Upstream City: Expand Healing at the Community Level to Protect Families
A healing agenda needs to end policies that perpetuate pain and expand access to a variety of practices that combat the effects of community trauma, writes Nora McCarthy.
Upstream City: Narrowing Mandated Reporting Laws that Fuel Hyper-Surveillance
It’s time for New York city and state to use every tool available to replace mandated reporting with community support, writes Nora McCarthy.
How to Break Past Trauma
A world without foster care would not have so many children growing up with self-doubt like myself, writes Ashley Calderon.
Creating Space for the Pain — and Joy — of Child Welfare Work
Leaders in the child welfare legal world should foster a work culture where joy and pain can co-exist, writes Vivek Sankaran.
When Foster Youth Have Their Own Kids, Our Support Disappears
Too often, the trauma young people have experienced in foster care is assumed to be healed when they have children, writes Vivek Sankaran.
Building Strong Support Networks for Better Mental Health
Foster care and homelessness have played a huge part in my mental health struggles and how I choose to manage them, writes Nelly Braxton.