RESOURCES

HELPFUL WEBSITES

ACEs Connection

“The most active ACEs community in the world. Connect with people using trauma informed/resilience building practices. Stay current with news, research, and events.”

The National Traumatic Child Stress Network

“Our mission is to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.”

Center on the Developing Child

“The mission of the Center on the Developing Child is to drive science-based innovation that achieves breakthrough outcomes for children facing adversity.”

Treatment and Services Adaptation Center | resiliency, hope, and wellness in schools

“Promoting trauma informed school systems that provide prevention and early intervention strategies to create supportive and nurturing school environments.”

 

READING LIST

BOOKS FOR DEEPER UNDERSTANDING

The Body Keeps the Score

Bessel van der Kolk

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog

Bruce Perry

Inheritance: how our genes shape our lives and our lives change our genes

Sharon Moalem, MD, PhD

The Deepest Well

Nadine Burke Harris

Epigenetics: How environment shapes our genes

Richard C. Francis