International publications are on Google Scholar
A few highlights (looking for measures? see below):
Injury talk: spontaneous parent–child conversations in the aftermath of a potentially traumatic event Evidence-Based Mental Health
Trauma-informed care for children in the ambulance: International survey among pre-hospital providers European Journal of Psychotraumatology
A vulnerability paradox in the cross-national prevalence of PTSD. British Journal of Psychiatry
Child-centred disaster risk reduction: Can disaster resilience programs reduce risk and increase the resilience of children and households? Australian Journal of Emergency Management
Children’s mental health and wellbeing after parental intimate partner homicide: a systematic review. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review
Rates of post-traumatic stress disorder in trauma-exposed children and adolescents: Meta-analysis. The British Journal of Psychiatry
Is traumatic stress research global? A bibliometric analysis. European Journal of Psychotraumatology
Psychosocial Care for Seriously Injured Children and their Families: A Qualitative Study among Emergency Department Nurses and Physicians. Injury
Teachers’ perspectives on providing support to children after trauma: A qualitative study. School Psychology Quarterly PDF
Supporting children after single-incident trauma: Parents’ views. Clinical Pediatrics PDF
Children’s perspectives on dealing with traumatic events. Journal of Loss and Trauma PDF
Building child trauma theory from longitudinal studies: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review PDF incl. supplemental tables
Looking for instruments to measure posttraumatic stress, posttraumatic growth or the experience of participating in research in children? Our team has developed and translated several measures. The first one has recently been published by Boom, the other two are available via this page.
a) Posttraumatic stress in children
The CRTI is a 34-item questionnaire on posttraumatic stress reactions in children, including both the symptom criteria of the DSM-IV and several child specific reactions, such as regressive behavior and separation anxiety. The lay-out and wording are child friendly. In Dutch and French there is a version for children and a version for parents, while in English we currently have the child version available. Read also the article about the development and psychometric quality of the instrument.
b) Posttraumatic growth in children
The Posttraumatic Growth Inventory for Children (PTGI-C; Posttraumatische Groei Vragenlijst voor Kinderen; in Dutch)
The PTGI-C has been developed by Ryan Kilmer and colleagues in the USA. Its purpose is to measure positive change as a result of the struggle with highly challenging life crises. I have translated the measure in 2006. An article about the development and psychometric quality of the English version can be found here.
c) Research participation experience in children
The Reactions to Research Participation Questionnaires (RRPQ-C and RRPQ-P; Vragenlijsten Onderzoeksdeelname; VOD-K and VOD-O)
The RRPQ has been developed by Nancy Kassam-Adams and Elana Newman in the USA to study the effects of participating in clinical research. The 12 items cover four domains: the child’s or parent’s positive appraisals of research participation, negative appraisals of research participation, assessment of informed consent and trust in the research team, and understanding or the rights of a research participants. I have translated the measure in 2011. An article on the development and psychometric validity of the English version can be found here.