- This Georgetown article explains that Psychological First Aid is an approach one can use to help someone who has experienced trauma feel safe, calm, and hopeful. It can be used by health professionals and people of the general public alike. The guide also outlines tips and exercises specifically for helping adults and children that a person can use to soothe someone in distress.
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Clinical Report Providing Psychosocial Support to Children and Families in the Aftermath of Disasters and Crises
- This clinical report provides pediatricians with practical suggestions on how to identify common adjustment difficulties in children in the aftermath of a disaster and to promote effective coping strategies to mitigate the impact of the disaster as well as any associated bereavement and secondary stressors. (2015)