Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit (CWTTT)

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Scientific Rating:
NR
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
High
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About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit (CWTTT) has been reviewed by the CEBC in the areas of: Trauma Treatment - System-Level Programs (Child & Adolescent) and Child Welfare Workforce Development and Support Programs, but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Professionals working in the child welfare system

Brief Description

The CWTTT is a training toolkit that is comprised of a Trainer’s guide, a Slidekit (i.e., PowerPoint slides to be used in the training), a Participant Manual, Supplemental Handouts, Recommended Reading and Resources, and a Comprehensive Guide. The CWTTT is designed to teach knowledge, skills, and values about working with children in the child welfare system who have experienced trauma. The CWTTT teaches strategies that child welfare professionals can use to effectively address trauma among the families they serve and to enhance child, family, and provider resilience.

Program Goals:

The goals of the Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit (CWTTT) are:

  • Educate child welfare professionals about the impact of trauma on the development and behavior of children
  • Educate child welfare professionals about when and how to intervene directly in a trauma-sensitive manner and through strategic referrals
  • Ensure that children in the child welfare system will have access to timely, quality, and effective trauma-focused interventions and a case planning process that supports resilience in long-term healing and recovery
  • Support the Child and Family Services Review goals of safety, permanency, and well-being by increasing the knowledge and skills of child welfare workers so that they can effectively serve children and families in the child welfare system who have experienced trauma

Contact Information

Agency/Affiliation: National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Website: www.nctsn.org/products/child-welfare-trauma-training-toolkit-2008
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Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: June 2017

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: July 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: July 2016