Rural Health Resources by Topic: Trauma-informed care
The Never-Ending Maze: Continued Failure to Protect Indigenous Women from Sexual Violence in the USA
Report examining criminal justice, healthcare, and support service issues related to disparities in sexual violence for American Indian and Alaska Native women. Covers challenges due to jurisdictional limitations, challenges and opportunities in tribal policing, the need for training and access to rape kits at Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities, and culturally competent support for survivors of sexual violence.
Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Amnesty International view details
Precious Moments: Tribal Home Visiting Programs Support Families During Pregnancy and Postpartum
Provides an overview of how 7 Tribal Home Visiting grantees provide support to American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) families during pregnancy and postpartum. Focuses on providing culturally competent care related to AIAN traditions, addressing historical and personal trauma in caregiving, improving maternal health outcomes, and providing education on breastfeeding, postpartum depression, healthy diet, and more.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, Tribal Home Visiting view details
Sex Trafficking and Substance Use: Identifying High-Priority Needs Within the Criminal Justice System
Summarizes proceedings from a workshop that examines the overlap of sex trafficking and substance use disorders (SUDs) to provide victim-centered and trauma-informed services. Discusses policies and stigma surrounding SUDs and the barriers for marginalized victims who try to access services. Provides commentary on the increased needs of rural and nonmetropolitan communities.
Author(s): Lynn Langton, Michael G. Planty, Duren Banks, et al. Date: 2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RAND Corporation view details
Episode 69: Engaging Indigenous Families and Communities
Podcast discusses the approaches tribal communities have taken to support Native families. Highlights strategies employed by caseworkers to address trauma-related child welfare issues. Features a discussion with representatives of the National Native Children's Trauma Center.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families view details
ACEs Screening in Rural California: Exploring Provider Perspectives and Experiences
Report examining the implementation of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) screening in rural communities in Northern California based on interviews with Medi-Cal providers. Discusses opportunities to support screening, referral, and treatment as well as barriers, including limited time, resources, infrastructure, and skilled staff. Discusses disproportionate rates of ACEs in rural adults and health impacts of ACEs.
Author(s): Kathryn Stewart, Lisa Tadlock, Shauna Olsen, Sue Grinnell Date: 07/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: California Department of Health Care Services, Northern ACEs Collaborative, Population Health Innovation Lab, Public Health Institute view details
Pennsylvania Mental Health Services for Victims of Sexual Assault and Rape: A Staff Study
Examines existing laws and services in Pennsylvania and offers recommendations to ensure that sexual assault victims receive quality, trauma-informed medical care. Includes recommendations to promote a certified sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) program, increase the use of telehealth, and provide for a designation for hospitals, based on their ability to provide comprehensive sexual assault services. Features a section comparing availability of certified SANE nurses in rural and urban areas.
Author(s): Yvonne Llewellyn Hursh, Allison N. Kobzowicz, Grant Rosul, Wendy L. Baker Date: 02/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Joint State Government Commission, General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania view details
Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) for American Indian Youth
Manual providing an overview of the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS), a school-based intervention designed to help students exposed to traumatic events who are suffering from emotional or behavioral problems. Adapts the CBITS program for American Indian youth and outlines individual and group sessions, the caregiver education program, and teacher education program.
Author(s): National Native Children's Trauma Center, Lisa H. Jaycox, Audra K. Langley, Sharon A. Hoover Date: 2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RAND Corporation view details