Experienced very recent trauma



This ebooklet provides a brief overview of the short-term effects of a traumatic event and a wide range of strategies teachers and other school professionals can use to assist the child in the classroom. Relevant strategies can also be easily adapted to be included in student’s Individual Learning Plans and in the recommendations section of psychologist’s reports.

These strategies are designed for use with students in primary and junior secondary schools.

  • Talking about the event
  • Increase connectedness to classmates and friends
  • Look after yourself
  • Communicate with parents
  • Resources