TRANSFORM- Resources

Fact Sheets

One of our main aims is to disseminate research findings on child abuse and neglect. In addition to our webinars and podcast series, we create factsheets to highlight current research:

 

Child Maltreatment and Biological Outcomes Fact Sheet

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet highlights lessons learned from decades of science regarding child maltreatment.  Here, you will learn how child abuse and neglect affects children’s biology and physical outcomes.

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Child Maltreatment and Epigenetics Fact Sheet

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet highlights information about epigenetics and how maltreatment effects development by changing the ways genes are expressed and function. Included is an explanation of what epigenetic is, key terms, and current research findings.

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Child Maltreatment and Relationships in Childhood Fact Sheet

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet highlights lessons learned from decades of science regarding child maltreatment.  Here, you will learn how child abuse and neglect affects children’s relationships.

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Child Maltreatment and Suicide

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

These fact sheets discuss the topic of child maltreatment and suicide for professionals in the field and caregivers.

For Clinicians

For Health Care Workers and Child Serving Agencies 

For Caregivers 

 

 

Child Maltreatment and the Science of Resilience Fact Sheet

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet highlights lessons learned from decades of science regarding child maltreatment.  Here, you will learn how child abuse and neglect affects children’s resiliency.

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Childhood Trauma and the Brain

Developed by the UK Trauma Council, London, England

What have scientists learned from studying the brain about the impact of traumatic experiences, like abuse and neglect? The Childhood Trauma and the Brain animation with the accompanying guidebook, videos and articles provides information from neuroscience research for frontline professionals and carers. Learn what neuroscience can tell us, the implications for practice, and the link between childhood trauma and mental health problems. View resource.

 

 

Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators

Developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

This toolkit provides school administrators, teachers, staff, and concerned parents with basic information about working with traumatized children in the school system.

Published in 2008 by NCTSN.

Visit their website for more valuable resources: www.nctsn.org

 

 

Community of Practice Fact Sheet

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet highlights Communities of Practice (CoP). Here, you will learn how CoPs can help bridge professionals across sectors and geographic areas who share the common goal of preventing, screening, and treating child maltreatment while improving outcomes for youth who have experienced maltreatment.

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Click to View Community of Practice Fact Sheet References, Resources, and Examples

 

 

COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an extraordinary impact on families across the United States. It is important to protect children and support healthy youth development in this time of crisis. We have compiled several resources relevant to parents and professionals who work with youth. Click here for COVID-specific resources.

 

Fostering Resilience In Schools

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet explores ways that educators can help foster and promote resilience in students.

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How Firearm Injury Impacts American Children’s Biopsychosocial Health

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet outlines both the acute and long-term impacts of firearm prevalence on children and their health.

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Improving The Mental, Behavioral And Emotional Health For Kids In The Child Welfare System

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet highlights the impact of involvement in the child welfare system on youth’s mental, emotional, and behavioral health.  We also suggest ways to improve mental, emotional and behavioral health for kids involved with the child welfare system.

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Parenting Interventions to Help Maltreated Children Succeed Fact Sheet

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet highlights lessons learned from decades of science regarding child maltreatment. Here, you will learn about interventions that can help improve children’s relationships with their caregivers as well as their physical outcomes.

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Prevention of Interpersonal Violence (IPV) Across the Lifespan

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet details ways pediatricians can reduce IPV through early intervention.

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The Overrepresentation of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in the Child Welfare System

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet discusses an overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (PAE), FASD in the child welfare system, and what can be done to help children who experience FASD.

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Transform Research Center Fact Sheet

Developed by the TRANSFORM Center

This fact sheet highlights a brief overview about the Transform Research Center. Here, you will learn about the Center’s areas of focus, purposes, and goals in our efforts to prevent child maltreatment.

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