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Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Trauma: Elementary School Students

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Describes the psychological and behavioral impact of trauma on elementary school students. This fact sheet, a part of the Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators, offers educators, school staff, and parents two short scenarios about the behaviors displayed by two elementary school students. It describes behaviors you might observe in school-age children after a trauma, situations that can be traumatic, and when to seek help.

Published in 2008