Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Trauma: Elementary School Students
Source: The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Resource Type: Documents and Print Media
Audience(s): Educators, Families, School Staff or Administrators
Focus Population: Youth in Military Families
Describes the psychological and behavioral impact of trauma on elementary school students. This fact sheet, a part of the Caja de Herramientas Para Educadores Para el Manejo de Trauma Infantil, offers educators, school staff, and parents two short scenarios about the behaviors displayed by two elementary school students. It describes behaviors you might observe in school-age children after a trauma, situations that can be traumatic, and when to seek help.