Trauma and Young Children

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Laura J. Colker, Sarah Erdman, Elizabeth C. Winter
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Educators need access to accurate and useful guidance on helping children and families who have been exposed to trauma. Learn the basics of what trauma is, what the effects can look like, and specific types of trauma that may be experienced as well as targeted suggestions for creating trauma-informed classrooms and practices that support children and families. This book brings together how educators can incorporate the community into trauma-aware practices, acknowledges and addresses the needs of educators, and offers solutions for caring for themselves as well as the populations they serve.

Traumatic and life-threatening events may include incidents such as car accidents, bushfires, sudden illness, death in the family, crime ... Signs of possible trauma in children and adolescents The Trauma and Grief Network is funded by the Australian Government and part of The Australian National University's Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma Loss and Grief Network. A traumatic experience will impact on an infant, child or adolescent in a very individual way and to differing degrees of severity.

Trauma is the emotional, psychological and physiological residue left over from heightened levels of toxic stress that accompanies experiences of danger, violence, significant loss and life threatening events. Young children are particularly vulnerable to the effects of trauma.