The University of Southern California Adolescent Trauma Training Center is a designated Treatment and Service Adaptation Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. The Center’s focus is “the evaluation and treatment of complex trauma effects — including substance abuse — in multiply-traumatized, socially marginalized adolescents who come in contact with mental health, substance abuse, child welfare, and juvenile justice environments.”
Various guides may be downloaded by going here, including:
- Guide for Treating Substance Use Issues
- Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma for Adolescents Manual (2nd Edition)
- Tools, worksheets, and handouts for clinicians.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has a variety of resources focused informing judges, attorneys, and mental health and juvenile justice professionals about trauma-informed youth that are available here.