HEALING THE HEART: HELPING YOUR CHILD THRIVE AFTER TRAUMA
The prevalence of trauma permeates America’s families, and no one is immune to its impact. Natural disasters, community, and institutional violence, adverse childhood experiences—these events impact the developing brains and bodies of our youth. This book for parents and educators pulls together the research on adverse childhood experiences and other traumatic events, positive psychology and resilience to provide parents and educators specific tools to help their trauma-impacted children move from surviving to thriving. With specific strategies to address various forms of trauma and diverse populations, this book is a must-read resource for anyone wanting to reestablish safety, increase resilience and help heal the long-term impact of traumatic events.