Helping Children Cope After a Disaster
How can parents help children after a disaster takes place? This downloadable booklet is a starting point for the parents and professionals that advocate and work with children who have experience traumatic events such as a car crash, death in the family, violence in home or community, natural disasters or disasters by terrorists. This booklet, developed by the Penn State Children's Hospital Pediatric Trauma Program and Department of Psychiatry, includes topics such as: Factors Affecting Your Child's Response to Trauma; Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress; Feelings of the Stressed Child; Tips for Parents; Helping Children Cope.
Susan Rzucidlo, MSN, RN; Christopher Petersen, MD
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