After Trauma: How to Help Your Child Cope

Earth-DayTechAs a parent, you want to keep your child from harm. Yet, in spite of your best efforts, your child may have faced a traumatic event, such as a fire, an earthquake or a shooting.

Knowing that your child was in harm’s way is upsetting. You want to comfort your child, yet you may not know how. The tips below are a starting point. Keep in mind that your child’s age affects how he or she may react to trauma and the kind of help that is best to give. Continue reading