Grief, trauma and critical incidents
We all grieve. For children and young people, understanding and expressing their grief can be particularly hard.
Psychological first aid is based on 5 principles that aim to support recovery in the immediate aftermath of an emergency.
Trauma is the result of an event that can cause a child or young person to feel pushed beyond their ability to cope.
Promoting connection and rebuilding trust and safety are at the core of trauma-informed approaches.
Understand regulation and notice signs of trauma in babies and toddlers exposed to a traumatic event.
Understand regulation and notice signs of trauma in children and young people exposed to a traumatic event.
Your service's relationships and routines provide a sense of safety for babies and toddlers after a traumatic event.
Your school's relationships and routines provide a sense of safety for students after a traumatic event.
Learning communities are well-placed to support children and young people to prepare for disasters.
Looking after yourself in the event of a natural disaster is the first step to providing support to those around you.
Children and young people can need lots of reassurance and support to help them come to terms with a major loss.