Adaptation Guidelines for Serving Latino children and Families
Affected by Trauma
In an effort to improve services for
Latino/Hispanic children and families who have experienced trauma, the
Chadwick Center for Children and Families in San Diego, California, as
part of the National Child Traumatic
Stress Network (NCTSN), has coordinated a groundbreaking national
effort to create
for Serving Latino Children and Families Affected by Trauma.
Experts in the fields of child trauma research, clinical practice,
policy and cultural diversity worked together to create these guidelines
that addresses a number of key priority areas to fit the needs of
traumatized Latino children and families. The priority areas range from
micro issues (Assessment and Provision of Therapy) to macro issues
(Organizational Competence and Policy). The final document is designed
to be viewed either in its entirety or by individual priority area.
Portions of these guidelines are geared for advocates and therapists,
while other priority areas are designed for program administrators and
The document is available for download in its entirety
or by individual priority area.