Gives guidance on responding to disaster or terrorism events using the Psychological First Aid intervention. This evidence-informed approach helps to assist children, adolescents, adults, and families in the aftermath of disaster and terrorism.
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Offers teachers guidance on helping students after a hurricane. This fact sheet describes common reactions students may have, how teachers and school staff can help them, as well as self-care for school personnel.
Presents the results of a survey conducted among child welfare agencies in a number of states.
Describes the mental health issues for refugee children in resettlement.
Summarizes findings from a survey done by the NCTSN Refugee Working Group Sites in 2004.
Brinda información sobre el estrés traumático infantil, explica cómo el peligro se convierte en trauma y como responder al trauma después de que ocurre.
Looks at parenting concerns, with the help of scenes from the documentary film Surviving September 11th: The story of One New York Family. The guide and film address a terrorist attack.
Features a first-person narrative illustrating how a family can move through the pain of loss and go on to heal. The family shares their personal experiences of the traumatic grief experienced by one daughter after her sister's sudden death.
Presenta una narrativa en primera persona que ilustra cómo una familia puede pasar por el dolor de la pérdida y llegar a sanar. La familia comparte sus experiencias personales del duelo traumático experimentado por una hija, después de la muerte repentina de su hermana.
Includes a segment from the play Children of War and a documentary about the scope and impact of refugee trauma and its consequences for youth in schools.
Accompanies the Children of War video and includes discussion questions, suggestions about ways schools and teachers can help refugee students and families, and provides information on the effects of traumatic stress on school performance.
Highlights the need for clinicians and policy makers to understand the links between trauma and culture.