Whenever a child is suffering, adults want to do whatever they can to help. Unfortunately, much of what adults consider “helping” actually makes things much worse.
This page was created to provide an outline of the more important concepts for caregivers to follow in the initial aftermath of a traumatic event. It is by no means an exhaustive examination of the subject. If you’re serious about helping kids overcome a difficult experience, we strongly recommend you get our eBook Childhood Trauma & Recovery, which provides detailed advice on helping children, including therapeutic techniques and healing exercises you can do with a traumatized child. It’s just $9.99, and all proceeds from your purchase go to help kids in need. In the meantime, here are some basics to get you started:
Information On Helping Kids Through Trauma
- What to do in the immediate aftermath of trauma
- How to help kids recover from trauma
- Talking to kids about trauma
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