Children and young people who have previous experiences of trauma may respond to coronavirus and the accompanying lockdown in distinct ways. This short video explains how adaptations to past experiences may make them more vulnerable to changes in the family, the community and society.
Coronavirus and Trauma: Implications for Children and Young People
Videos and guides to help parents, carers and other key adults to support children and young people’s during the pandemic.
Some children and young people will have potentially traumatic experiences related to the coronavirus pandemic. This may be related to coronavirus or they may be particularly affected because of previous experiences of trauma. Many will recover with support from family and friends, but others will need clinical intervention.
Coronavirus: Signs & Symptoms of Trauma in Children and Young People
How do we know when we should be concerned about a child or young person’s response to the pandemic? This brief video and guide explain the symptoms of trauma and how parents, carers and other adults in a child’s life can identify who may need additional help.