In this course, we will cover why kids are scared and why some kids have more trouble coping with scary events than others. We cover the types of therapy that can be effective and end with practical tips for parents to help their child not get stuck. The instructor will be Dr. Melissa Goldberg Mintz, a clinical psychologist based in Houston, Texas.  She is the author of the book Has Your Child Been Traumatized: How to Know and What to do to Promote Healing and Recovery.

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  • List 2 symptoms of trauma for preschoolers, school-aged, and adolescents.
  • List 2 types of therapy that are effective at helping children and youth deal with adverse events in the world and their personal life.
  • List 2 risk factors and 2 protective factors for children getting stuck in a trauma response to an adverst event.
  • List 3 things that parents can do to help their child cope with living in a scary world.

Outline for Helping Your Child Cope with Living in a Scary World.pdf

*This course includes a 1-hour conversational audio lesson, a 10-question quiz, and a certificate of completion with the successful completion of the quiz at 80%. 

Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.

This FREE course is made possible by the support of Jockey Being Family®