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Resources for Parents/Caregivers

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

NetSmartz Workshop: Resource for Parents & Guardians

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

How Stress Impacts Brain Growth, Development & Behavior

Washtenaw Trauma Informed Collaborative

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.

Stress Health

Information from the Center for Youth Wellness.