Traumatic Effects of Violence on Children

Across the world and in the US, children are experiencing the devastating effects of violence. Science has shown us exposure to such violence has a deep and lasting effect on children. Trauma can shape the brain architecture of children for a lifetime and countless families are grappling with how to support their children who may be seeing or hearing about violence. DPP has sourced a list of free resources from Zero to Three for DPP providers that offer guidance on helping young children grieve and process traumatic experiences.


A Big Impact on Little Kids: Understanding How Traumatic Experiences Affect Very Young Children Helping

Toddlers Cope with Grief and Death 

Children’s Book: Once I Was Very Very Scared by Chandra Gosh Ippen