Trying to cope during a traumatic situation is tough for an adult, but for a child it is even more complex. Below are some resources for parents, caregivers, and child-serving professionals that provide tips for talking with and helping children and youth cope after a disaster.
Talking to Your Children About Disasters – American Red Cross
Tips for Retaining and Caring for Staff After a Disaster – Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE)
Taking Care of Your Emotional Health After a Disaster (English and Español) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Psychological First Aid (PFA) – The National Child Traumatic Stress Network