Traumatic events may profound impact on communities. Whether it is a terrorist attack or possibly a natural disaster, maybe a hurricane or tornado, the aftermath might have lasting effects, especially on children.
How children respond while in the wake of mass traumatic events is about their perceptions of competence C or the direction they view their capability to regulate a position, said Carl Weems, professor and chair of human development and family studies at Iowa State University. A difficult challenge, like a natural disaster, can disrupt the roll-out of that a sense well-being.
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