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Helping kids cope with trauma

Any event outside the usual realm of human experience that is markedly distressing, which creates horror, helplessness, or terror is considered traumatic - even if you weren't involved directly. Children experience Traumatic Stress differently based on age and maturity level.

Following the school shooting in Florida, psychologist Dwight Bain has shared this recovery guide that outlines what the symptoms of traumatic stress look like as a tool for parents and teachers. 

Download the Recovery Guide