Offers information on how to talk with chlidren about traumatic separation or traumatic grief as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has resulted in thousands of children being separated from loved ones who require isolation and/or hospitalization due to a loved one testing positive fo
Families and Caregivers
Parents and caregivers play an essential role in helping children and teenagers recover from traumatic events. These resources are for parents, adoptive parents, resource/foster parents, grandparents, caregivers, and all others who care for children and teens. The more caregivers learn about how traumatic events affect their children (whether toddler, school-age, teen, youth, or adult), the more they understand the reasons for their children’s behaviors and emotions, and the better prepared they are to help them cope. When children know that caring adults are working to keep them safe and support them in understanding their reactions to trauma, most can recover and go on to live healthy and productive lives.
Helps parents understand how economic difficulties can affect their families, in terms of their sense of safety, connectedness, and hope. The fact sheet also helps families find ways to cope during uncertain times.
Offers ways to support children and talk to them about COVID-19.
Offers parents and caregivers information to help support their surviving children after
a the death of a sibling due to substance use or overdose.
Ofrece información para padres y cuidadores sobre los brotes de enfermedades infecciosas en su comunidad. Conocer la información más importante sobre el brote y aprender a estar preparados disminuye el estrés y ayuda a aminorar las inquietudes probables.
Discusses Islamophobia and hate-based violence against Muslims with children.
Provides information to military parents and caregivers on Childhood Traumatic Grief.
Provides information to parents and caregivers on Childhood Traumatic Grief.
Offers information to parents and caregiver on how to help military children and adolescents who identify as LGBTQ deal with the many challenges they face. This tip sheet describes common thoughts or situations LGBTQ youth may have and how parents and caregivers may help.
Offers parents and caregivers information about the importance of treatment completion.
Este libro cuenta la historia de Jaime, un niño de 10 años, después de pasar por la trágica muerte de su padre. Jaime está experimentando una reacción traumática y está teniendo dificultades en la escuela y en la casa.
Brings to life the story of Jeremy, a 10-year-old boy, following the tragic death of his father. This video walks you through Jeremy's story and describes his journey as he and his family get help and are able to enjoy happy memories together. This story is read by Liliana Montenegro.