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What You Should Expect from a Trauma Specialist

A Good Trauma Specialist Will . . . Take time with you to explain the differences between trauma and grief.

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Reactions

REEXPERIENCING Intrusive thoughts, feelings Traumatic dreams Flashbacks Intense psychological distress triggered

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When Your Child Has Been Traumatized

When your child has a medical emergency, you experience fear, panic, and, in some cases, trauma. Your first question is, “Is my child going to be okay?” In

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Common Trauma Reactions

Listed below are common reactions associated with trauma, this list is not exclusive. In the weeks following a trauma, or even years later, expect any of these reactions:

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When Should you Be Concerned?

Trauma reactions are different from grief reactions. Only recently has it been verified that children are vulnerable to experiencing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a disorder once attributed to only adult survivors

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What Parents Need to Know

Your child can be traumatized in the same way as an adult. Your child experiences reactions similar to traumatized adults. Post-traumatic stress creates reactions that are in addition to and

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Grief vs. Trauma

Trauma Reactions are DIFFERENT from Grief Reactions. Trauma Reactions OVERPOWER Grief Reactions

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