Supporting children in the long term after a disaster or traumatic event

Emerging Minds and ANU, Australia, 2018

It can take many months and even years for families and communities to find a ‘new normal’ after a disaster or traumatic event. Children especially need adults in their lives to help them when memories of the disaster, or big feelings like sadness or anger, come up for them, and they may display a variety of behaviours for a long time after the event. This video offers practical tips for supporting children in the long term after a disaster.

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