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Community Resources

For Educators/Child Care Professionals

Addressing adverse childhood experiences and other types of trauma in the primary care setting

After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools

Child Care: Overview of Relevant Employment Laws and Cases of Sex Offenders at Child Care Facilities

Child Maltreatment, The Role of the School Nurse: Issue Brief

Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators

Childhood Traumatic Grief: Information for School Personnel Teaching Military Children

Complex trauma: Facts for educators

Coping with Child Sexual Abuse Material Exposure

Educator Sexual Abuse

Educator Sexual Misconduct: A Synthesis of Existing Literature

Guide for Preventing and Responding to School Violence

Helping children cope with violence and trauma: A school-based program that works

Helping Youth after Community Trauma: Tips for Educators (English)

Helping Youth after Community Trauma: Tips for Educators (Spanish)

Human Trafficking of Children in the United States: A Fact Sheet for Schools

Protecting students with disabilities from sexual assault: An educator’s guide

Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S) Field Operations Guide

Safety In Daycare/Educational Settings: Protecting Children From Sexual Harm

Sex Education for Physically, Emotionally and Mentally Challenged Youth

Sex Trafficking of Minors: What Schools Need to Know to Recognize and Respond to the Trafficking of Students

Trauma-Informed Care for Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Teachers

Trauma-Informed Care for Children Exposed to Violence: Tips for Early Childhood Providers

Understanding Child Trauma and Resilience: For Military Parents and Caregivers

Young Children Living with Domestic Violence: The Role of Early Childhood Programs

For Parents/Caregivers

A Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping

A Guide to Hope and Healing.

A Handbook for Parents and Guardians in Child Protection Cases: A Resource for Parents and Guardians: What You Need to Know about the Court Process     English     Spanish

A Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety

A Safer Family. A Safer World. A Resource for Parents and Caregivers of Children 0-12 on Preventing Child Sexual Abuse. English  Spanish

Advice on child internet safety 1.0 Universal guidelines for providers

After a Crisis: Helping Young Children Heal         English                Spanish

Age-Appropriate Sexual Behavior

Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event

Anonymous versus identified reporting of child maltreatment

Checklist for Assessing the Sexual Climate in a School

Child Abuse & Neglect Resource Paper

Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Children and Domestic Violence. Fact Sheet Series


Common Sense census: Media use by tweens and teens, 2021.

Complex trauma: Facts for Caregivers

Coping in hard times: Fact sheet for parents

Creating Supportive Environments When Scary Things Happen  English  Spanish

Family Guide to Child Protection

Family Norms Discussion Sheet

For parents of children with disabilities: Family safety planning to prevent child sexual abuse

For parents of children with disabilities: How to talk to your child to reduce vulnerability to sexual abuse For parents of children with disabilities: How to protect your child from sexual abuse in program settings

For parents of children with disabilities: Behaviors to watch for when adults are with children & signs that a child or teen may be at risk to harm another child

Four R’s of Prevention

Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children’s Exposure to Violence – A Guide for Families     English      Spanish

Helping School-Age Children with Traumatic Grief: Tips for Caregivers

How Caregivers Can Help Children Heal from Trauma

Human trafficking: Protecting our Youth. English   Spanish

KnowBullying” app.

Office for Victims of Crime Publicaciones en Español

Parenting after Trauma: Understanding Your Child’s Needs-A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents

Parenting a child who has experienced abuse or neglect. Factsheet for Families.

Parenting a child who has been sexually abused: A guide for foster and adoptive parents. Factsheet for Families

Parenting a child who has experienced trauma. Factsheets for Families

Pet Meets Baby: A Guide for Families Bringing Children Home to Pets

Policing online child sexual abuse

Protecting children with disabilities from sexual assault. 19 p. English   Español

Reporting Child Sexual Exploitation   

Reporting Child Sexual Exploitation  Spanish version

Rules for Parents to Raise Sexually Safe and Healthy Children.

Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents

 Secondary traumatic stress: A fact sheet for child-serving professionals

Signs that a Child May be At-Risk to Harm Another Child

So Your Kid is Looking at Porn. Now What?
Ten Things to Remember When You Talk to Kids about Sexuality

Tip Sheets for Parents and Caregivers  English  Spanish

Tip Sheet: Don’t Wait: Everyday Actions To Keep Kids Safe

Tips for parents and caregivers on media coverage of traumatic events

Trauma and Your Family 

Trauma-Informed Care for Children Exposed to Violence-Tips for Parents and Other Caregivers.

the Mama Bear Effect.org

The Foundations of Lifelong Health Are Built in Early Childhood

The Frameworks Institute Toolkit on Talking about Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention.

Understanding Child Welfare and the Courts

Understanding What Makes Kids Vulnerable to Being Sexually Abused 

What Parents Need to Know About Educator Sexual Misconduct with Students

What Parents Need to Know About Sexting

When Your Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide  5th ed.  English    Spanish

Youth Safety on a Living Internet: Report of the Online Safety and Technology Working Group.

International Publications

Hundreds of publications from across the globe are available here.


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