Today, one in every three Americans will be affected by trauma, and the most vulnerable among these victims are children. Children and adolescents in our communities are exposed to disastrous and devastating events, including natural disasters, violence, accidents, and, most recently, terrorist attacks, that have a great impact on their emotional and physical well-being. Children in Disasters is a training manual and reference for those who provide psychological relief in the wake of disasters. The expert contributors offer guidance for helping children integrate their traumatic experiences, develop healthy coping skills, and restore a sense of safety.A Practical Guide to Healing and Recovery Missouri-Kansas City Joseph Capozzoli Johns Hopkins Hospital Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Wendy N. Zubenko University ... Offer support and try to anchor a positive image and outlook for their successful recovery. ... Trying to independently insert yourself into a working relief operation will only add to the challenges 58 CH( LDREN AND D(SASTERS.
|Title||:||Children and Disasters : A Practical Guide to Healing and Recovery Missouri-Kansas City|
|Author||:||Joseph Capozzoli Johns Hopkins Hospital|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2002-04-18|