Children, Adolescents, Youth in Transition to Adulthood (16-24)

General

Identifying Mental Health and Substance Use Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Child-Serving Organizations – This guide was created to promote the early identification of children and adolescents with mental health and substance use problems as well as to provide guidance, tools and resources for early identification – including a compendium of the most developmentally, culturally and environmentally appropriate screening instruments.

After 5-year journey to integrate ACEs science, Santa Rosa, CA, pediatric clinic is trauma-informed, from head to toe

Alcohol and Marijuana Use and Treatment Nonadherence Among Medically Vulnerable Youth – Adolescents face peak risks for onset and intensification of alcohol and marijuana use. However, we know little about these behaviors and their associations with knowledge or treatment adherence among chronically ill youth, a medically vulnerable group.

Building Strong Brains: The Role of Life Experiences in Shaping Brain Development (ppt) – PowerPoint presentation from February 23, 2017, webinar. Presented by MFP Executive/Academic Consultant and Alum, Freida Outlaw, PHD, RN, FAAN.

The Economic Cost of ACEs in Tennessee (The Sycamore Institute)

A Path Appears: PBS Documentary on American Children Growing in Poverty –  In this PBS documentary, Nicholas D. Kristof and Jennifer Garner explore the impact of 1 in 4 children in America today growing up in poverty, a fact that denies many children the opportunities needed to achieve their full potential.

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gateway - Tip Sheets

Child Welfare Information Gateway - How to Develop Supportive Communities

Recognizing and Treating Child Traumatic Stress

Ten Ways to Help Prevent Child Abuse

American Society for the Positive Care of Children

Why child welfare experts fear a spike of abuse during COVID-19

The Child Abuse Prevention Center

COVID-19: Children at heightened risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence amidst intensifying containment measures

Protecting Children During The COVID-19 Outbreak

Using a Clinic-Based Screening Tool for Primary Care Providers to Identify Commercially Sexually Exploited Children.

The Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the Boston Metropolitan Area – Experiences and challenges faced by front-line providers and other stakeholders.