There are many things you can do to help your child cope after experiencing a traumatic event. It is normal for a child to feel worried, emotional or jumpy for the first few days after a traumatic experience.
Traumatic events may include:
You want to make your child feel safe. Creating a safe environment helps your child trust again.
It is important to take care of yourself in order to best support your child.
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