Valuable Tips: Children & Youth After Disasters

March 9, 2012 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment

Tornados ripped through several Southern Indiana communities on March 2, 2012, causing devastating destruction: loss of home, schools, properties, and businesses, as well injuries and loss of lives.   People both locally and nationally are reaching out to those affected.  Especially remember our children and youth a this time.  Dr. Robin H. Gurwitch, an expert in working with children who’ve experienced disaster, shares several valuable resources that provide Psychological First Aid (PFA).  Click to read tips in “Listen, Protect, and Connect – Family to Family and Neighbor to Neighbor” (PFA for the community helping each other), in “Listen, Protect, and Connect – Model and Teach” (PFA for students and teachers), and in “Listen, Protect, and Connect” (PFA for children, parents, and other care-givers after natural disasters).

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