The Impact of Trauma

Facilitator’s Guide for Module One of TST-FC

Practice Guide

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has developed a series of facilitator guides dedicated to teaching caregivers about Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care. This guide, devoted to module one, helps trainers explain trauma and its affects on children and teens.

April 7, 2017

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Strategies to Address Trauma

Facilitator’s Guide for Module Two of TST-FC

Practice Guide

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has developed a series of facilitator guides dedicated to teaching caregivers about Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care. This guide, devoted to module two, reviews strategies that caregivers can use to help promote healing in children with trauma histories.

April 6, 2017

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Coping With Difficult Behavior

Facilitator’s Guide to Module Three of TST-FC

Practice Guide

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has developed a series of facilitator guides dedicated to teaching caregivers about Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care. This guide, devoted to module three, helps instructors arm foster families with important skills and strategies for coping with difficult behavior.

April 5, 2017

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Generating Signals of Safety

Facilitator’s Guide for Module Four of TST-FC

Practice Guide

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has developed a series of facilitator guides dedicated to teaching caregivers about Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care. This guide, devoted to module four, helps instructors educate caregivers on the importance of providing  children with signals of safety.

April 4, 2017

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The Foster Parent Resource Guide

TST-FC: A Trauma-Informed Caregiving Approach

Practice Guide

This guide, part of the Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Children training curriculum, serves as a foster parent's go-to resource on caring for children whose lives have been impacted by trauma. Caregivers can use to this booklet to extend their learning, access tips and tools, and revisit important strategies designed to help these children heal.         

April 3, 2017

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Survey and Feedback Materials for TST-FC

Practice Guide

This document, part of the Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care curriculum, includes four short surveys designed to assess what caregivers and agency staff knew at the onset of training — and what they learned as a result of the training. A fifth item, a simple feedback form, asks facilitators what worked well — and what didn’t click — during their training sessions.   

April 3, 2017

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Managing Emotions Guide

Report

The Managing Emotions Guide, part of the Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care curriculum, spans three quick pages and asks simple questions that children can answer in an effort to better understand and control their emotions.

April 3, 2017

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Implementing Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care (TST-FC)

A Guide for Child Welfare Agencies

Practice Guide

The Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care (TST-FC) training curriculum gives child welfare agencies a powerful new tool that foster parents can use to support children in their care and help them heal. This guide is a primer for child welfare agencies planning to install the curriculum within their existing array of in-service foster care trainings. It is packed with implementation tips, tools and details — including recommended trainer competencies, a sample data summary report and sample posters introducing TST-FC and trauma.

April 2, 2017

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Facilitator Preparation and Planning for TST-FC

Practice Guide

This document — part of the training materials for implementing Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care — is written exclusively for facilitators. It shares tips on scheduling, preparing and presenting the four-part curriculum.

April 1, 2017

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Advancing Two-Generation Approaches

Funding to Help Families Succeed

Brief

This brief shares the funding sources and strategies of six organizations and partnerships pursuing two-generation approaches. It is the first in a series exploring common challenges organizations face when addressing the needs of children and parents at the same time.

March 14, 2017

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