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Resource: Family Resilience and Traumatic Stress: Guide for Mental Health Providers
July 27, 2017 | Emily Taylor
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has published “Family Resilience and Traumatic Stress” a new resource for mental health providers and others who work with families. The five page guide defines family resilience as a “family’s ability to maintain or resume effective functioning—including care of its members—following potentially traumatic events”. It provides recommendations for providers on ways to support families’ resilience.