Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

An initiative with the goal of enhancing individual societal knowledge of adverse childhood experiences, and of the tools and methods that are available to intervene and mitigate their negative effects.

Adverse Community Experiences & Resilience: A Framework for Addressing and Preventing Community Trauma [PDF]

A framework for addressing and preventing community trauma.

Headington Institute

The Headington Institute partners with humanitarian relief and development organizations and emergency responders before, during, and after deployment in order to ensure the wellbeing of individuals.

Mindful Awareness Research Center (University of California, Los Angeles)

Free meditations and podcasts in English and Spanish.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NctSN)

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

Professional Quality of Life

Professional Quality of Life Elements theory and measurement for compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue, burnout, secondary traumatic stress, vicarious traumatization, and vicarious transformation.

Information and resources on self-compassion.

The Road to Resilience

Information from the American Psychological Association about resilience, factors that affect how people deal with hardship, and how to develop a personal strategy for enhancing resilience.

Trauma-informed principles through a culturally-specific lens [PDF]

Defines the core principles of trauma informed work through a culturally specific analysis

Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

A free, online toolkit of evidence-informed and best practice research and resources for first responder organizations including victim services, law enforcement, fire services and emergency medical services. (Katherine and Lisa were lead developers of the Vicarious Trauma Toolkit.)