• March 2022
  • Vol. 23, No. 2

Spotlight on Childhood Trauma and Resilience

This issue of CBX features resources about the impact of trauma on children and youth and the importance of building resilience. This month's message from Associate Commissioner Aysha E. Schomburg features an article written by young mothers of the IMPACT initiative, which works to elevate the voices of young mothers and raise awareness of the issues impacting young families. This issue also includes valuable resources for professionals and the families they serve.

  • There Is No Age Requirement for Loving Your Children
    Written by TK Cross & Madison Iokennoronhawi White, IMPACT steering committee members Listen to young mothers. As we continue to learn the value of lived experiences throughout our work with...

  • Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Children’s Behavior
    A guide from AdoptUSKids aims to help parent group leaders support discussions between parents and caregivers about trauma and its effects. The goal of these discussions is to be able to better...

  • What the Nation Can Do to Help Children Who Lost a Parent or Caregiver to COVID-19
    A report from COVID Collaborative and Social Policy Analytics offers a comprehensive blueprint for multidisciplinary outreach and care—in both the public and private sectors—for children who have...

  • Tips for Building Resilience in Our Children
    The Creating a Family website offers tips for building resilience in children and youth in foster care and adoptive families. These children often have experienced trauma before and during their...