After the Earthquake: Helping Young Children Heal
This one-page handout provides parents and caregivers with a checklist to help guide children through the trauma of an earthquake. It discusses safety, expression of feelings, enabling the child to tell the story of what happened, reconnecting with supportive people, community, culture, and rituals, and other things the parent can to to reassure the child.
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