Helping TCKs through Crisis/Trauma

You may find yourself at some point in time experiencing a crisis with your children. What can you do? How should you respond?

No one wants their children to go through a crisis or experience trauma. But in today’s world, these things happen. Below are some suggestions for you to think about to help you better support and help your children through difficult times that might come their way.


Anyone can experience crises or trauma; you do not need to go overseas to do that. Some crises may be the same kind that someone in your passport country might encounter. Some may be very different. Think briefly of some crises/traumas that children in your home country might experience (ex. house burning).

Distinctives of Children in Crisis

As children move through a crisis, adults going through the experience alongside of them need to be aware of the following:

Go to Helping Children Deal with Traumatic Events

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