An Adult's Guide to Childhood Trauma: Understanding Traumatised Children in South Africa
This book aims to assist parents, caregivers, teachers, health-care professionals and criminal justice system personnel to understand better the reactions of the child, as well as their own reactions, following a traumatic or stressful event.
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The effects of trauma
How to help a traumatised child
Traumatised children and medical procedures
lnterventions for teachers
Trauma and violence
Violence inside the home
Why children dont talk about being abused?
Traumatic bereavement and grief
Guidelines for helping children to cope with grief
How long will the childs grief last?
How can mental health professionals help a traumatised child?
Common questions that adults ask
Places to go for help
Is physical punishment violence?
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