This screening and assessment guide is intended to help the professionals working with young children in the child welfare system navigate these different systems and ensure appropriate collaboration to create continuity of care for maltreated young children.
Professionals in the human services field are engaged in work with at is both rewarding and intensely challenging. It is often difficult to seperate professional from personal, which leads to high rates of vicarious trauma, stress and burnout, all of which affect the quality of services a professional is able to provide. This brochure covers how the Nebraska Center on Reflective Practice can support you and provides more details about understanding Reflective Practice.
Minimizing the number of foster care placements is a priority in every child's case. However, in some situations, a change in foster care placement might be considered (e.g., a relative is identified). This discussion guide assists professionals in considering all factors relevant in determining whether a change in placement is in the child's best interest. For more information about the brochure, contact Cassie Roberts at (402)472-0201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This list has the most recent information regarding Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) providers in Nebraska. It will up updated as new cohorts are added and individual providers make agency changes. If you have any questions about the list, please contact Jennie Cole-Mossman at email@example.com.
THE PATH to Trauma Therapy: A Guide for Getting Traumatized Children the Help They Need
Most children in the child welfare system have experienced trauma. Some children have protective factors that buffer the effects of trauma. However, many are exposed to such severe or prolonged trauma that they have short and long-term serious physical and mental health consequences that need to be addressed. All professionals working with at-risk children should be aware of trauma and should identify those cases that may benefit from further assessment. This brochure describes the process of screening, assessing, and properly treating trauma.
Child‑Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) is an evidence-based intervention for children under the age of 3 who have experienced trauma and is used to improve the relationship between parent and child. NRPVYC supports training and consultation of CPP therapists in Nebraska. For more information about the brochure, contact Madeline DeVeney at firstname.lastname@example.org or (402) 472-8881.
This measure is designed to make more trauma-informed decisions about the need for referral to trauma-specific and general mental health services. This tool is from The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (www.NCTSN.org) and was revised in January 2013. Is is to be completed through record review and key informants (i.e.