Understanding Child Trauma and Resilience: For Military Parents and Caregivers
Source: The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Resource Type: Documents and Print Media
Focus Population: Youth in Military Families
Topics: Culturally Responsive Supports, Trauma
Offers military parents and caregivers information about child trauma and resilience. This fact sheet includes information about what traumatic experiences are, how they impact military families, and common reactions children or teens may have. It also includes a checklist for parents and caregivers to use to help keep track of behaviors their child or teen may be exhibiting as well as questions to ask providers about treatment services. The fact sheet also includes questions military parents or caregivers may have about supporting their child after a traumatic event and tips for starting discussions with children of different ages.