Restoring a Sense of Well-Being in Children After a Traumatic Event: Tips for Parents, Caregivers and Professionals [open pdf - 91KB]
"Children are often exposed both directly and indirectly to violent events that occur in our nation's communities. Many children may live in close proximity to a tragic event while others may learn about these events through the media or from their parents or friends. Parents and caregivers will need to answer children's questions and reassure them about their safety."
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. Posted here with permission. Documents are for personal use only and not for commercial profit.
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress: http://www.cstsonline.org/