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Masten, Gewirtz share expertise about effects of traumatic events like 9/11 on children

Ann Masten and Abi GewirtzAnn Masten, professor in the Institute of Child Development (ICD), and Abigail Gewirtz, assistant professor in the Department of Family Social Science and ICD, along with colleague Joy Osofsky at Lousiana State University, have updated their popular handout "Effects of War, Terrorism, and Disaster on Children and Child Development" for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. In this handout, Masten, Gewirtz, and Osofsky, long-time researchers studying the effects of trauma on children, assimilate diverse world literature and provide general conclusions and tips for parents, teachers, and community members. Download the handout to learn more.

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