Provides parents and caregivers with information gangs and trauma. This fact sheet offers a brief vignettes about teens who have become involved with local gangs.
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Addresses the issues facing poor, urban, African American children who deal with traumatic stress. The webinar discusses how conceptions of race and racism have an impact on these children and their families.
Offers guidance on creating supportive environments for youth when scary things happen. This fact sheet includes information on routines, rhythm, and rituals.
Offers guidance on talking with children and youth when scary things happen.
Offers guidance on talking with teens when violence happens. This fact sheet includes information on checking in with yourself, clarifying your goal, providing information and options, reflection, asking helpful questions, going slow, labeling emotions, validating, and monitoring media and social media exposure.
Details information about interventions for children exposed to violence. This is a chapter in the Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute report Interventions for Children Exposed to Violence.