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Credo Reference (reference) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Search across Credo's collection of online reference books including general and subject specific dictionaries and encyclopedias.  Entries are concise, comprehensive and written with the student in mind.
ebrary Academic Complete (e-books) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Search our collection of over 80,000 ebooks!  Read books in your web browser, highlight and take notes, or download sections of books in PDF format.  Accessible off-campus with your Wheelock login.
Find Articles: Search Databases and e-journals
"Children Coping with Trauma" (SocINDEX Search)
Take a look at these broad search results and try changing the keywords to fit your topic.
Journal of Loss & Trauma
This academic journal covers personal losses relating to family, health & aging issues. Highlights common as well as differing impacts of major losses, while revealing commonalities between the various healing processes.
Academic Search Premier (ASP) Restricted Resource Some full text available
A great starting point for locating scholarly articles.  ASP covers social sciences (education, psychology), humanities (art, literature), physical sciences (biology, ecology), as well as other areas.
SocINDEX with Full-Text Restricted Resource Some full text available
In-depth research database with full text articles in sociology, social work and related disciplines such as ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, and political sociology.
PsycINFO Restricted Resource Some full text available
PsycINFO connects you to international scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences fields.   This database is compiled and maintained by the American Psychological Association (APA).
PsycARTICLES Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text professional and academic articles from scholarly journals published by the American Psychological Association since 1894. Includes psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, and communications.
Child Health and Coping Resources
APA Guide to Helping Child Cope with Trauma
American Psychological Association's guidelines for supporting children through traumatic events.
Child Mind Institute - Helping Children After School Shooting
The institute includes an interview with Paramjit Joshi, MD and includes additional resources such as Symptom Checker and other tips.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
The AACAP is a national professional medical association dedicated to treating and informing about mental, behavioral and developmental disorders in children. Resources on their site include glossaries, FAQs and fact sheets as well as clinical resources. This source is great for learning more about how psychiatric conditions such as anxiety disorders, autism, and mood disorders affect children.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
You'll find information regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics' many programs and activities, policies and guidelines, publications and other child health resources and more. Using the "Health Topics" tab, users can find information about specific pediatric issues, as well as how to navigate the health system. AAP also posts information about recent research in pediatrics
Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH)
This professional association is for social workers, child life specialists, allied health professionals, educators, psychologists, and more.  Anyone who uses therapeutic humor in their professional work is welcome to join.  The AATH website links to many other organizations and resources on topics such as "humor and healthcare" and "humor and grief/loss/crisis."
Selected Websites
National Center for PTSD
Research and education on the prevention, understanding, and treatment of PTSD provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
CDC - Coping With Stress
A collection of resources on stress reduction and techniques to help adults and children cope with the aftermath of a traumatic event.
American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
The Academy aims to identify expertise among professionals, across disciplines, and provide standards for those who provide intervention to survivors of traumatic events. Their website provides a professional directory as well as information about publications and certification programs.
Mental Health America - Coping with Disaster
Various online resources including factsheets and tips for children and families on dealing with the effects of war, terrorism, and natural disaster.
Disaster Mental Health
Provides resources and information for working in area of disaster relief and disaster mental health.
University of Illinois Extension Disaster Resources
List of online resources about preparing for and coping with disaster. Check out the "Information Resources" section to find tips for helping children deal with stress and natural disasters.
National Education Association : Crisis Communications Guide and Toolkit
Offers step-by-step advice for schools and districts to use before, during, and after a crisis.
National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)
NIMH, one of the National Institutes of Health, provides information about current mental health research and practices. Information about clinical trials, statistics, and finding help is also available.

Revised: Oct 19th 2014
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