Downloadable Resources

Here are a few useful articles and resources to download and read. You may want to check out the originating website for more information.

  • Trauma and Stress

Understanding Your Response to Trauma from

Common Responses to trauma and coping strategies from

  • Understanding and helping children through loss and grief

How to Help – Children’s response to grief and how adults can help from

Funeral Participation – should children be present?  from

Words that Help and Hurt - for helping children with grief and loss from

Informing Children of a Death from

  • Understanding Grief and Loss

10 Things to Know About Grief  from

Grief WEBSITES for Youth from

  • Suicide Loss

Grief after suicide from

  • Resources for victims of crime

Infomation sheet on writing a victim impact statement  from

Your Rights If You Are a Victim of a Crime  from

  • Resources for dealing with domestic violence

Help, Hope and Healing: Am I Safe?

Help Starts Here: Domestic Violence 

Protection Orders – Information Sheet 

Men Abused by Their Partners - information sheet 

  • Resources for helping children deal with traumatic events

Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event - from National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Tips for parents of pre-school children - from National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Children’s Response to Trauma -  from Health One EMS