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Coronavirus and Trauma: Implications for Children and Young People

Some children and young people will have potentially traumatic experiences related to the coronavirus pandemic. While many will recover with support from family and friends, others will need professional support from CAMHS etc.

The UK Trauma Council has created videos and guides sharing practical, evidence-based advice to help parents, carers and other key adults to support children and young people’s during the pandemic. The three videos can be found at the link below:

Why understanding the past is crucial during a crisis (Professor Eamon McCrory, University College London)
Coronavirus: Signs and symptoms of trauma in children and young people (Professor David Tricky, Co-director, UK Trauma Centre)
Promoting psychological recovery and wellbeing