Resource Materials for Child Traumatic Stress Network Grant Applicants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awards grants for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network through the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative. Grant applications are not currently being accepted. Check the SAMHSA website for complete information concerning grant opportunities in mental health services.

The following information has been prepared on behalf of SAMHSA by the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS). These materials are intended to provide potential applicants for National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI) cooperative agreements with basic information about the structure, processes, and resources of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). Detailed information is provided regarding data collection and evaluation activities to support potential applicants as they develop staffing plans, budgets, and work plans for their respective proposals.

NCTSN Product Development Handbook (PDF-2007)

Finding Funding: A Guide to Federal Sources for Child Traumatic Stress and Other Trauma-Focused Initiatives (PDF-2006)

Thinking Broadly: Financing Strategies for Child Traumatic Stress Initiatives (PDF-2006)

NCTSN Learning Collaboratives
Information on Learning Collaboratives and Learning Communities, the Network's method of disseminating and implementing evidence-based practices.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network Empirically Supported Treatments and Promising Practices (2007)
The documents linked from this page describe some of the treatment and service approaches used for children and adolescents by NCTSN centers. These materials were created at the request and under the direction of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. These treatments and approaches are presented as information, and no NCTSN endorsement of any treatment is meant or implied.

Current and Affiliated NCTSN Organizational Members
This page lists all currently funded NCTSN centers as well as active affiliate (alumni) centers.