Resources for Providers and Parents Talking to Children (Child Trauma Resources from National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

·      Talking to Children about War

·      Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event

·      Assisting Parents/Caregivers in Coping with Collective Trauma

·      Talking to Children: When Scary Things Happen

·      Talking to Teens: When Scary Things Happen

·      Creating Supportive Environments: When Scary Things Happen

·      Psychological First Aid for Displaced Children and Families

·      Traumatic Separation and Refugee and Immigrant Children: Tips for Current Caregivers

·      After a Crisis: Helping Young Children Heal

·      Understanding Refugee Trauma: For School PersonnelFor Mental Health Professionals, and For Primary Care Providers

·      Coping in Hard Times: Fact Sheet for ParentsYouth, and School Personnel

·      Helping Youth after Community Trauma: Tip for Educators

·      Helping Children with Traumatic Grief: Young ChildrenSchool-Age Children, and Teens

Education for adults:

From the Red Cross - a one page PDF that therapists can give clients to remind them of basic ways to take care of your emotional health after a disaster

·      Taking Care of Your Emotional Health After a Disaster

For people to know negative effects of watching violent news coverage on mental health:

·      Negative Effects of watching news

The Disaster Distress Helpline is a toll-free, multilingual crisis support service available 24/7 

·      via telephone (1-800-985-5990) or SMS (text TalkWithUs to 66746)

For providers:

APA resources on disaster response


For providers talking to clients about how consuming media about violence increases mental distress:

·      Talking to clients about negative effects of watching news

How to Promote Well-being for providers

·      Pause-Reset-Nourish (PRN) to Promote Wellbeing

Greater Good Science Center; How to Keep your Empathy Switched On. How empathy works in the brain and why we should resist the urge to turn away from suffering.

·      How to Keep Your Empathy Switched On

War Anxiety & how EMDR therapists can help:

·      War Anxiety: How EMDR Therapists Can Help - EMDR International Association

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