Hope and Healing for Traumatized Kids on Sesame Street
posted by: Amber Johnson
When a child endures a traumatic experience, the whole family feels the impact. But adults hold the power to help lessen its effects. Several factors can change the course of kids’ lives: feeling seen and heard by a caring adult, being patiently taught coping strategies and resilience-building techniques, and being with adults who know about the effects of such experiences. Here are ways to bring these factors to life.
Seseame Street has created a landing page with additional resources for kids dealing with trauma. Go to sesamestreetincommunities.org for more information.