Is a handout from Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (PFA). This handout provides parents with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to your adolescent. Translated 2022.
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Is a handout from Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (PFA). This handout provides people with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to another adult. Translated 2022.
Outlines the feelings of young children struggling with the death of someone meaningful and offers suggestions on what caregivers can do to help. Translated 2022.
Provides tips for current caregivers and others to help address the needs of immigrant and refugee children who have experienced traumatic separation. The relationship with a parent is critical to a child’s sense of self, safety, and trust.
Describes how young children, school-age children, and adolescents react to traumatic events and offers suggestions on how parents and caregivers can help and support them. Translated 2022.
Offers information for caregivers on how to talk to children about war. This fact sheet includes the potential impact and considerations when talking to children about war, how to start the conversation, understanding media coverage, and how to foster resilience. Translated 2022.
Offers tips to parents on how to help young children, toddlers, and preschoolers heal after a traumatic event. Translated March 2022.