Is your child struggling to cope with a loss or trauma?Although loss and change are inevitable parts of life, some children find such events overwhelming and in some cases they can become traumatised by them. This essential guide provides informed advice for parents about how to support your children when they encounter difficulties with bereavement and trauma. Research has indicated that children are less likely to develop problems such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) if they are provided with the appropriate support and opportunities to talk about difficult events and their impact on them.
This book will give you step-by-step practical strategies to:* Understand the potential impact of loss and trauma on your children* Provide the best environment for recovery after traumatic events* Help your child get back on trackHelping Your Child is a series for parents and caregivers to support children through developmental difficulties, both psychological and physical. Each guide uses clinically proven techniques. Series editors: Dr Polly Waite and Emeritus Professor Peter Cooper