"The child and trauma" is leaflet intended for the parents of children who have been exposed to traumatic experience. The leaflet provides parents with information about traumatic events and expected posttraumatic reactions and feelings of children.
Leaflets for parents and professionals under the title ‘Witnessing family’ violence define the family violence as any violence happening between the persons who live in the same home. Family violence includes physical, emotional and socio-economic abuse. Leaflets provide facts important to know about violence, advice about how to stop it, how to protect the child and how to help the child who has witnessed or is still witnessing family violence. Symptoms which may appear in the child and specific age indicators in children exposed to family violence have been listed.
This leaflet empowers parents in searching help for the child and the whole family and helps professionals in providing support to the child and to the family.