Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Events

Summary: A guide to help support children who have experienced a traumatic event such as abuse or neglect. This resource lists specific symptoms to keep an eye out for and categorizes them based on age range. It also contains a list of actions caregivers can take to help traumatized children.


Application: This resource is appropriate for all adults caring for children with trauma, including caregivers, family members, child welfare workers, and teachers.  


Source: National Institute of Health


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