Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Promoting trauma-informed parenting of children in out-of-home care: An effectiveness study of the resource parent curriculum.

The Resource Parent Curriculum (RPC) is a workshop designed to promote trauma-informed parenting among foster, adoptive, and kinship caregivers (i.e., resource parents). The ultimate goal of RPC is to improve placement stability and promote healing fro…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Recognizing the hurt: Prevalence and correlates of elevated PTSD symptoms among adolescents receiving mental/behavioral health services in primary care.

Youth are commonly exposed to potentially traumatic events (PTEs). Following exposure, approximately 25% develop persistent mental and behavioral health (M/BH) symptoms, yet many go untreated or are misdiagnosed and suffer adverse outcomes. Primary car…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Trauma-informed care in practice: Observed use of psychosocial care practices with children and families in a large pediatric hospital.

Hospitalization for illness or injury can be experienced by children and their families as traumatic, which can impede recovery and lead to ongoing problems. The provision of quality trauma-informed or psychosocial care by hospital staff may mitigate t…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Installing trauma-informed care through the Tennessee Child Protective Services Academy.

The Child Protective Services (CPS) Academy was designed to equip members of the child-welfare workforce with knowledge that would assist them with addressing trauma in the lives of children and families. In its design, the CPS Academy applied principles of trauma-informed care, integrating evidence-based research, and a variety of clinical strategies into a comprehensive training program. Over a 2-year period, 277 frontline workers completed training through the CPS Academy. Data were collected as part of a quality-improvement effort to gauge participant satisfaction with the training platform. Participants reported that all components of the training were beneficial and relevant to their work in child welfare. Participants also demonstrated statistically significant improvement in trauma knowledge after participation in the CPS Academy (z = −4.73, p F(3, 196) = 1.85, p = .14, ηp² = .03, 95% CI [0.00, 0.07]. Therefore, the content and structure of the CPS Academy can be implemented within large organizational systems to train child-welfare and CPS workforces efficiently and effectively. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2019 APA, all rights reserved)

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Statewide implementation of child trauma-focused practices using the community-based learning collaborative model.

A significant number of youth in the United States experience traumatic events that substantially increase the risk of physical and behavioral health problems across the life span. This public health concern warrants concerted efforts to promote trauma…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: A pilot randomized controlled trial evaluating a web-based training program on pediatric medical traumatic stress and trauma-informed care for emergency department staff.

This pilot parallel group superiority randomized controlled trial investigated the efficacy and acceptability of a web-based training program on pediatric medical traumatic stress and trauma-informed care (Australian and New Zealand Clinical Trials Reg…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Empirically-guided assessment of complex trauma for children in foster care: A focus on appropriate diagnosis of attachment concerns.

Complex trauma is defined as repeated or prolonged exposure to traumatic events perpetrated within the caregiving relationship during early childhood. Diagnostic decision making is challenging for this vulnerable population, given the widespread impact…

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