Creating Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Systems: A Guide for Administrators

The Chadwick Trauma-Informed Systems Project (CTISP), a part of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), has published a new guide for administrators who work in the child welfare system. This guide aims to serve as a resource for those who wish to improve services for children and families and develop strategies for responding to their needs. This guide aims to support the process of change in the community child welfare systems by building an awareness of an understanding how trauma can affect children and families and develop practical implications for child welfare administrators are included in each chapter. This guide is part of larger Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Practice Toolkit that contains multiple resources designed to assist administrators in creating a trauma informed child welfare systems.