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Make Trauma-Informed Pediatric Care a reality by sharing information and training with your colleagues and staff.

The resources on this page can help you plan a training session that works for your setting.

Several of these resources were developed in collaboration with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress Toolkit for Health Care Providers and are designated by:

To download the complete Toolkit, please go to: www.nctsn.org/medtoolkit

For more information about training resources for health care providers, contact the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress: cpts@email.chop.edu

Tools for training - Slide Sets

Slide Show 1: PMTS: Understanding Reactions from the Inside Out

Slide Show 2: PMTS: What Health Care Providers Can Do

Tools for training - Case Studies

Case stories illustrate common issues in medical traumatic stress and demonstrate the use of the DEF protocol by health care providers.

Treating Children with a Serious Illness
The story of Maria, an adolescent girl newly diagnosed with cancer

Treating Children with a Traumatic Injury
The story of Tommy - a school-aged boy struck by a car

Tools for training - Reading materials

Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress: A Comprehensive Guide

Tools for training - Take-home resources

D-E-F Pocket Cards
Quick screening and intervention recommendations for addressing Distress, Emotional Support, and Family resources for ill and injured children.

Medical Traumatic Stress: What Health Care Providers Need to Know
Practical information for understanding and managing traumatic stress in health care settings.

The Physical Injury is Healing, But How is Your Patient Coping?
Practical information to help primary care providers help patients (and families) after an injury.

Physical Injury and Traumatic Stress
A convenient pocket card for primary care providers to guide assessment of patient needs after an injury.