So do you favor getting a girl, aged around 10 years; speaking about her dead dad on TV? Talking about taking revenge from the terrorists? Come on, How sick can you get for TRP’s! These are times when you should leave kids alone, instead of luring them with a interview on TV, just hours after they lost someone dear.
Here I found a useful guide about Traumatized Kids:
Should I talk about the traumatic event?
Do not be afraid to talk about the traumatic event. Children do not benefit from ‘not thinking about it’ or ‘putting it out of their minds.’ If a child senses that her caregivers are upset about the event, she will not bring it up. In the long run, this only makes the child’s recovery more difficult. A good rule of thumb is to let the child guide when you talk about it. If the child doesn’t ask about or mention it, don’t bring it up on your own, but when the child brings it up or seems to be thinking about it, don’t avoid discussion. Continue reading Helping Traumatized Children
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