Resources: 

Web Sites: 

Trauma-Informed MD

 

Blue Knot Foundation

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

Center on the Developing Child - Harvard

Salud America - Childhood Trauma

 

Hit Reset.Org

 

Child Trends.Org

Child Mind.Org

TBRI for the Classroom

RECOMMENDED BOOKS


HEALTHCARE
The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris, MD - LINK
The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook: What Traumatized children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing by Bruce D. Perry, MD and Maia Szalavitz - LINK 
The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, MD - LINK



​SCHOOLS
Help For Billy: A Beyond Consequences Approach to Helping Challenging Children in the Classroom by Heather T. Forbes - LINK 
Fostering Resilient Learners; Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom by Kristin Souers and Pete Hall - LINK  
Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control by Heather T. Forbes, LCSW, and B. Bryan Post - LINK
The Trauma Informed School: A Step-by-Step Implementation Guide for Administrators and School Personnel by Jim Sporleder and Heather T. Forbes, LCSW - LINK
Creative Interventions With Traumatized Children (Creative Arts and Play Therapy) by Cathy A. Malchiodi and Bruce D. Perry - LINK
Doodles, Dances & Ditties: A Trauma-informed Somatosensory Handbook by Mollie HeibertJennifer PlattKendra SchpokJessica Whitesel, and Bruce D. Perry MD, PhD - LINK  



CHURCHES
Created to Connect: A Christian's Guide to the Connected Child by Karyn B. Purvis, Michael and Amy Monroe - LINK 
Adopted For Life by Russell Moore - LINK 
Reframing Foster Care: Filtering your foster parenting journey through the lens of the Gospel by Jason Johnson - LINK 
Everyone Can Do Something: A field guide to strategically rallying your church around the orphaned and vulnerable by Jason Johnson - LINK 
Anchored: A Bible Study on Self Worth by Cindy R. Lee - LINK
What Is A Girl Worth? by Rachael Denhollander - LINK
We Too: How The Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis by Mary DeMuth - LINK
Rythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and Purpose by Rebekah Lyons - LINK


LAW ENFORCEMENT
The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, MD - LINK
Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice in the United States by Judah Oudshoorn - LINK 
Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement: A guide for officers and their families - LINK 
Good Cop, Good Cop: A get healthy, stay healthy guide for law enforcement by Brian Casey - LINK 
Resilience in Law Enforcement: Peer support groups by Gerald W. Lewis - LINK 
Armor Your Self: How to survive a career in law enforcement by John S. Marx - LINK



FOSTER/ADOPTION
The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family by Karyn B. Purvis, David R. Cross and Wendy Lyons Sunshine - LINK 
Parenting From the Inside Out: How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell - LINK 
Born For Love: Why Empathy is Essential - And Endangered by Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz - LINK
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber an Elaine Mazlish - LINK 
Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child: From the first hours together through the teen years by Patty Cogan - LINK
Dare To Love: The Art of Merging Science and Love into Parenting Children With Difficult Behaviors by Heather T. Forbes - LINK
Love Me, Feed Me: The adoptive parent's guide to ending the worry about weight, picky eating, power struggles, and more by Katja Rowell MD - LINK 
The Out of Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder - LINK 
No Biking in the House Without a Helmet by Melissa Fay Greene - LINK​​​

 
CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Mikey and the Dragons by Jocko Willink - LINK 
​Way of the Warrior Kid by Jocko Willink - LINK
​Way of the Warrior Kid Marc's Mission by Jocko Willink - LINK 
​The Redo Roo by Cindy R. Lee - LINK 
The Elephant with Small Ears by Cindy R. Lee - LINK
The Penguin and the Fine-Looking Fish by Cindy R. Lee - LINK 
You Weren't With Me by Chandra Ghosh Ippen - LINK
Once I Was Very Scared by Chandra Ghosh Ippen - LINK
The Invisible String by Patrice Karst - LINK
God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children to Protect Their Bodies by Justin and Lindsey Holcomb - LINK
Good Pictures, Bad Pictures Jr.: A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds by Kristen A. Jenson - LINK

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