by Cynthia Monahon
This resource teaches professionals and parents about the effects of tramatic situations that might occur to children. Be it a car accident, an earthquake or flood, undergoing a frightening medical treatment. This guide offers a blueprint for restoring a child's sense of safety and balance.
Childhood traumas range widely in their severity and impact. A car accident, an earthquake or flood, being attacked by a dog, undergoing a frighening medical treatment - all are distinctly different events yet all provoke common symptoms of psychological trauma. These symptoms may include fearfullness, nightmares and dramatic behavioral or personality changes.
This resource teaches professionals and parents about the effects of such ordeals on children and offers a blueprint for restoring a child's sense of safety and balance. The author suggests straightforward ways to help children through tough times and also describes in detail the warning signs that indicate a childs need for professional help. Adults will come to understand the trauma from a child's point of view and explore ways to help the child heal.
222 pages; 6 X 9;soft bound
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