Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events
Subject
Children violence
Description
Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events was developed in response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. This booklet provides practical guidance for caregivers—including parents, family members, teachers, clergy, and volunteers—on how to help support children after a traumatic event. This booklet provides readers with an overview of common reactions to violent acts, including a breakdown of common signs and symptoms by age. Concrete steps for caring for children’s emotional and spiritual needs in the wake of a traumatic event are also provided.
Content
About The Humanitarian Disaster Institute
Aim
General Information
Preparing To Care For Your Child
Recognize Risk Factors
Vulnerabilities In Children
Meeting The Child’s Emotional Needs
Meeting The Child’s Spiritual Needs
Reassuring Children After A Traumatic Event
Considerations for Children with Disabilities
Monitor And Limit Exposure To The Media
A Child’s Reaction To Trauma By Age
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Posted : 2013-04-05 13:37:42 GMT
Author/Authors : Humanitarian Disaster Institute
Publishers : Wheaton College Humanitarian Disaster Institute
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Publication Date : 2012
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