The Parents’ Guide To Psychological First Aid: Helping Children And Adolescents Cope With Predictable Life Crises


A wealth of constructive advice to help you and your child navigate and recover from the everyday stresses of growing upJust as parents can expect their children to encounter physical bumps, bruises, and injuries along the road to adulthood, emotional distress is also an unavoidable part of growing up. The sources of this distress range from toddlerhood to young adulthood, from the frustration of toilet training to the uncertainty of leaving home for the first time.Compiled by four renowned clinical psychologists, the second edition of The Parents’ Guide to Psychological First Aid brings together an array of experts to offer parental guidance in helping your child navigate and recover from the everyday stresses they will encounter growing up. Clear, practical, and to-the-point, this is a go-to reference that parents will find themselves returning to again and again as their children grow. Chapters cover topics like healthy eating, sibling relationships, separation and divorce, social media and screen time, hate crimes and violence, learning differences, alcohol and drug use, sadness and depression, and much more.With practical tips, nonjudgmental advice, and suggestions for additional resources at the end of each chapter, this useful and thought-provoking book will be of immense value to new and seasoned parents alike.
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