This course offers insight into the age-specific issues facing children in times of disaster. It teaches how to tend to their emotional and mental needs in periods of uncertainty and stress. The course material draws on experience gained in disasters, both natural and man-made, and includes relevant issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
What you will learn: How to understand and serve the needs of vulnerable children who are unable to cope for themselves during times of crisis. You will also gain insight into helping parents and caregivers look after the children and adolescents in their charge.