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Helping Your Kids Cope with a Traumatic Event

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Living in a world where there are a number of ongoing conflicts, terror, and acts of violence close to home, it seems that children are exposed to an increasing amount of intense events. With endless news coverage, it is becoming harder to protect children from these realities.

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Beads of Courage Helps Tell the Stories of Cardiac ICU Patients

Monday, February 23, 2015

“It’s a beautiful way to capture the child’s experience. Every yellow bead was a night in the hospital, every black bead was a needle poke,” said Heather Langlois, a social worker who manages the Beads of Courage program at Children’s National. Learn more about our Cardiac ICU’s Beads of Courage program.

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Helping Children and Families Cope

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Topic(s): Coping

It's important to remember that children process tragedy and violence differently than adults. Learn what to expect from your child based on their age and what you can do to help them cope.

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