It can take months or years for a child or adolescent to recover from a traumatic event. If a child's responses to the trauma get worse instead of better, you may need help from a trained professional.
There are many kinds of trauma therapies for children and adolescents. Many of these therapies have been researched to ensure they work. These are called evidence-based or promising practices.
Click here for a list of trauma therapies recognized by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.