COVID-19 Pandemic Coping Strategies for Youth with a History of Complex Trauma (in English, Spanish, French, & Portuguese)
- Resource Guide PDF in English
- Guía de recursos en español
- Guide de ressources en français
- Guia de recursos em português
This resource guide aims to help youth with a history of complex trauma cope with stressful current events or times of global crisis. Initially compiled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this resource explains how current events can trigger symptoms in individuals with histories of complex trauma, and illustrates strategies for youth and their caregivers to feel more connected, safe, and in control. Parents, foster care providers, residential program workers, educators providing online instruction, or health care professionals may find these approaches helpful for caring for children or adolescents dealing with increased vulnerability to stress during uncertain times.