Texas's Children 2012
A fact sheet from the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)

Child Maltreatment 2012
A report from the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families

Helping Children and Youth Who Have Experienced Traumatic Events
Published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Tips for Talking to Children in Trauma
Information from SAMHSA on what you can do at home for children and adolescents after a traumatic event

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Caregivers
Information from SAMHSA on the way children and adolescents may react to trauma and ways to help them through it

National Child Traumatic Stress Network definitions of terms related to childhood trauma

Defending Childhood: Protect Heal Thrive
Report of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence

Toxic Stress: The Facts
Information on the effects of long-term or excessive trauma on a child from Harvard University's Center on the Developing Child

Understanding Interpersonal Trauma in Children: Why We Need a Developmentally Appropriate Trauma Diagnosis
Scholarly research article that provides suggestions for diagnosing victimized children better

From Homeless Teen to Chronically Homeless Adult: A Qualitative Study of the Impact of Childhood Events on Adult Homelessness
Scholarly research article looks at the impact of adverse childhood experiences in homelessness among adults

Childhood Trauma and Its Effect on Healthy Development
Easy-to-read report from the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

Warning Signs of Disaster Distress
Published by SAMHSA

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Children?

Memory for Traumatic Experiences in Early Childhood
Scholarly research article about the impact of trauma on memory development

Your Child - Childhood Trauma and Its Effects
Links to articles about trauma from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Studies Report Early Childhood Trauma Takes Visible Toll on Brain
Report on findings presented at Neuroscience 2012, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience

When Children Experience Trauma: A Guide for Parents and Families
Published by ACT Against Violence

Ready to Remember: Jeremy's Journey of Hope and Healing
Illustrated story for children about a boy who is coping with his father's death that includes instructions for caregivers

The Amazing Brain: Trauma and the Potential for Healing
Brochure on early childhood trauma

Building Resilience: The Power to Cope with Adversity
Practical tips and tools from Zero to Three

Children and Disasters: Promoting Adjustment and Helping Children Cope
Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics

Stress Reactions to Traumatic Events: Coping With Traumatic Events
From the Texas Department of State Health Services

Talking to Children about Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers
From the National Association of School Psychologists

Child Exposure to Trauma: Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions Addressing Maltreatment
From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality