Psychological First Aid for Children and Adolescents

Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss & Grief Network (ACATLGN)

The following points are covered in this fact sheet:

  • Definition of Psychological First Aid
  • Common and expected immediate responses to a frightening or overwhelming experience
  • Why it is important to help at this time
  • What children and adolescents need
  • Ways parents and carers can help
  • When to seek help
  • Where to seek help

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