Helpful Information for Families Affected By Serious Trauma
It's important to know the facts about how trauma can affect children and what signs parents can look for to identify if a child is suffering from Child Traumatic Stress. Please click on the links below for more information on Child Traumatic Stress, programs and services offered through the Delaware Children's Department and additional contact information for support and services available in Delaware.
24-hour Behavioral Health Crisis Services - 1-800-969-4357
Call for emergency help with a child's emotional problem
- Talking to Children About Violence
- Nemours web info specific about school violence
- Summary of Trauma Resources
- Understanding Child Traumatic Stress
- Letter from the CMH Director on Questions About Child Sexual Abuse and Trauma
- Child Sexual Abuse: Coping with the emotional stress of the legal system
- What to do if your child discloses sexual abuse
- Question and Answers about Child Sexual Abuse
- Trained trauma-focused therapist in Delaware
Family members, professionals and members of the public can use this roster to find a trained specialist in the treatment of child and family trauma.
- Understanding Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- What is Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and how can it help?
Información en Español
- Cómo Ayudar a los Niños a Enfrentar el Miedo y la Ansiedad
(Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/Administración de Servicios de Abuso de Sustancias y Salud Mental)
- Entendimiento del Estrés Traumático Infantil: Una Guia para Padres (2009)
- Guía Informativa para los Padres Sobre la Aflicción Traumática Infantil (2004)
- Guiá Para Padres: Cómo Hacer Frente a las Situaciones Traumáticas
(DePelchin Children's Center)