Support for Children with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Takes the child welfare provider through the issues that brought the child to have the label of “PTSD” and how to manage it. These children need a level of support that is different than other children. Learn the core skills to help the child manage their own anxiety level. PTSD is a syndrome that needs to be fully understood. Learn ways to help with issues of eating and sleeping problems, social withdrawal and other syndrome-specific behaviors.


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