The Simple Guide to Collective Trauma


With accessible information and helpful advice, this guide explores collective trauma and the effect it can have on children. It unpacks what collective trauma is, how it can manifest and the impact it can have, as well as how to support recovery and build long-term resilience at both an individual and community level.

ISBN: 9781787757882 Author: Thierry, Betsy de Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Publication Date: 21st July 2021 Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Cover: Paperback Dewey: 618.928521 (edition:23) Pages: 112 Language: English Readership: College - higher education / Code: F Category: Subjects: ,

· What is collective trauma?
· How can it impact children and communities?
· What can we do about it?

Providing accessible answers to these complex questions and more, this guide explores the key characteristics of collective trauma and provides practical advice on how to help children, young people and communities to heal.

Collective trauma affects communities, families and individuals. This book highlights its impacts and with examples such as grief and loss, outlines how it can manifest. With guidance on building individual, communal and cultural resilience, this book is an invaluable resource to better understand and support children and young people dealing with collective trauma.

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