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Helping Children Rebound: Strategies for Preschool Teachers

Teaching Strategies

This booklet presents teaching strategies that address the specific needs of children who have experienced the 2005 hurricane disasters, but the strategies are relevant to any teacher working with students affected by a natural disaster or traumatic event.

Children's Needs in Disaster Situations


A disaster is frightening to everyone.

Parent's Guide for Helping Children in the Wake of Disaster

National Center for Children Exposed to Violence

These guidelines were developed to help caregivers identify and address signs of adjustment difficulties in children who were not directly impacted by Hurricane Katrina.

Family Emergency Preparedness Plan

Thurston County Emergency Management

This 28-page workbook and guide is geared toward helping families prepare for natural disasters.


Supporting Children and Youth During the Holidays in Times of Stress

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

For many of us, the holiday times are an exciting and joyful period.

Children, Teens, and Resiliency

American Academy of Pediatrics

This website provides insight, guidance, and advice to help teens and families cope with the pressures of day-to-day life.

Building Resiliency in Children

Michael G. Conner, Psy.D,

Whether you realize this or not, you may be helping your children to become resilient.

Building Resiliency: Helping Children Learn to Weather Tough Times

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Adversity is a natural part of life. At some point, we all face difficulties, such as family problems, serious illness, a personal crisis, or a painful loss.

Children and Resiliency

Linda Goldman

This website provides signs of a resilient child and activities to promote resiliency in children.

Fostering Resilience in Children


This brief provides an overview of the nature of resilience, and looks at the importance of caring relationships, high expectations, and opportunities for participation.