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Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

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Published Date
September, 2012

Natural disasters such as tornados, or man-made tragedies such as bombings, can leave children feeling frightened, confused, and insecure. Whether a child has personally experienced trauma or has merely seen the event on television or heard it discussed by adults, it is important for parents and teachers to be informed and ready to help if reactions to stress begin to occur. This guide is for parents, caregivers, and teachers.