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
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Helps high school students and young adults understand how economic difficulties may affect them and provides suggestions on how they can cope during these uncertain times.
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.
Discusses how challenging financial circumstances affect communities, their organizations, their members’ sense of safety and ability to calm, self- and community- efficacy, connectedness, and hope.
Provides our team’s developmental recommendations for modifying proposed Prolonged Grief Disorder criteria, including a brief commentary accompanying each recommended change.
Introduces Enrique Sanchez, a young immigrant father, who brought his seven-year-old son, Joaquin, to a new country without the rest of their family. Their therapist, Dr.
Provides external resources related to child physical abuse and Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Provides external resources related to sexual assault awareness.
Reviews the draft diagnostic criteria and proposed developmental modifications. He will also discuss some of the implications, risks, and opportunities that a new grief disorder can bring to the field of child and adolescent bereavement.
Summarizes the evidence to date regarding Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder, a provisional disorder listed in the appendix of DSM-5 and provides an overview of multidimensional grief theory and how it can be used to guide modularized, assessment-driven treatment of bereaved youth.
Contains recommendations for developmental modifications to DSM-5-TR Prolonged Grief Disorder criteria.