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June 1, 2020
Community Planning and Preparedness

The key to a well-developed project as well as a competitive grant application is to have a firm foundation in community-based planning. Community planning and preparedness will enable you to easily move forward on projects and funding opportunities that align with your community's long-term goals. To help you reach community preparedness, this webinar will focus on community comprehensive planning and community project planning. 

By ANA and Western Region TTA Center
Community Violence and Trauma: Supporting Youth and Building Resilience Series

Brings together experts on the impact of community violence on youth and families. This series highlights best practices for prevention and trauma intervention for youth affected by community violence, and features NCTSN members representing viewpoints from service providers, to researchers, to youth and family members.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Creating Trauma-Informed Systems Series

This speaker series focuses on describing and advocating for creating trauma-informed child-serving systems. The various service systems that are covered include; juvenile justice, child welfare, healthcare, mental health, school, and law-enforcement. The presentations are designed for; clinicians, researchers, policy makers, advocates, and the general public wishing to better understand the interaction of trauma within a service system.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Crossover Youth and Trauma-Informed Practice Series

The National Center for Child Traumatic Stress and the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform present a 3-part webinar series on Crossover Youth, youth who are known to—and move between—the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. The first presentation discusses findings from research on Crossover Youth and how traumatic stress plays a role in the trajectory of Crossover Youth, and implications for policy and practice. The following webinars expand on these policy and practice implications with discussions of strategies for policy reform and ways to translate research into promising practices.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Establishing a Framework for the Implementation of Evidence-based Programs

In this webinar Dean Fixsen sheds light on the growing science of implementation and on the activities required to make full and effective use of evidence-based programs in typical human service environments. He also provides an overview of implementation stages, drivers, and improvement cycles.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Mental Health & Schools
Methods Development in Dissemination & Implementation: Implications for Implementing and Sustaining Interventions in Child Welfare and Child Mental Health Service Systems

In this webinar John Landsverk explains to participants how to understand implementation research as both an emerging science and an extension of services research. The webinar helps participants learn about the current development of implementation science methods in the selected areas of implementation processes, fidelity measurement, and use of randomized designs by time and context. During the presentation the speaker encourages participants to consider the use of methods developed for implementation research in real-world dissemination and implementation initiatives within service systems.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Policy Issues in Implementing Trauma-Informed Schools

In this webinar experts will explore policy challenges and lessons learned in promoting and supporting trauma-informed schools. Speakers will share key NCTSN resources related to the development and implementation of trauma-informed schools; discuss the relationship between practice and policy in the sustainability of trauma-informed school models; and share examples and insights gained from the creation and implementation of a trauma-informed school in Los Angeles, California.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Polyvictimization Considerations in the Judicial System

In this webinar Julian Ford provides an overview of the effects of polyvictimization on youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Polyvictimized youth are at risk for more severe behavioral, emotional, and physical health problems than those of other youth who have had legal difficulties. Approaches to identifying this highly vulnerable subgroup and providing them and their families with help in recovering from victimization are presented.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network