Resources Tagged With 'For Parents'
A Sister Discovers Trauma Doesn’t Just Exist With the One Who Was Hurt

Kristi Calman-Fowler tells her story as the sister to a burn survivor, showing that trauma doesn't only affect the one injured.

Personal Stories Grief and Trauma Families and Friends For Parents Getting Back to Life
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A Story of Love, Faith, and the Strength of the Human Spirit

After losing her young son in a fire that destroyed her home and gave her burns over 55% of her body, Justina Page found the strength to go on through her husband and other sons.

Women's Stories Grief and Trauma SOAR Parent And Child For Parents Phoenix World Burn Congress Phoenix SOAR Survivor Stories
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Adults Burned as Children: Buried Trauma

It was during the World Burn Congress in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1999 that I first became aware of the profound issues of unresolved loss and trauma carried by many adult burn survivors who had suffered their burn injury as children and adolescents. Unresolved and unprocessed trauma and loss negatively affect the ability to be happy, intimate, trusting, and spontaneous in life.

Wellness For Parents Phoenix World Burn Congress Parent Child Resources Grief and Trauma Parent And Child Getting Back to Life Trauma Childhood burns Childhood burn injury
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Burn Camps Offer Unique Growth Opportunities

Christopher Thurber Brad Wiggins Kids For Children Parent And Child For Parents Burn Camps Parent Child Resources
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Characteristics of a Healing Relationship

Healing relationships focus on creating a space where balance and harmony exist so that the healing process will be supported. Healing relationships recognize that the emotional and spiritual well being of the people in the relationship are of paramount importance in the support of healing.

Getting Back to Life Wellness For Parents Intimacy and Sexuality
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Children at Risk After Traumatic Loss and Injury

Traumatic burn injury is often accompanied by multiple losses. These losses can be related to the burn injury itself (such as appearance or body parts) or the loss of significant persons in the child’s life, death of pets, and loss of material possessions.

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Clothes Dryer Safety

Doing laundry is most likely part of your every day routine. But did you know how important taking care of your clothes dryer is to the safety of your home? With a few simple safety tips you can help prevent a clothes dryer fire.

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Common Questions Children Ask About Burns

This page lists some common questions children ask about their burns and corresponding answers.

Wellness Getting Back to Life Professionals For Parents Resources Parent And Child For Children Kids Parent Child Resources
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Dangers Associated With a Forgotten Appliance: Water Heaters (Part II)

In part I of this series, we looked at the flammable vapor ignition hazard associated with hot water heaters. In this article, we look at scalds, another hazard presented by hot water heating systems and of most significance to the young, the elderly, and the disabled.

For Parents Professionals Resources Prevention Water heaters Thermostats
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Dangers Associated With a Forgotten Appliance: Water Heaters - PART I

Water heaters can be, and historically have been, involved in dangerous and devastating accidents leading to serious burn injuries and death.

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Developmental Considerations

Children have varying capacities, both emotionally and intellectually, to comprehend, understand, and integrate the concepts of loss in general as well as with death and its physical finality. The following are meant to be used as a guideline and need to take into consideration the individual nature and also individual life experience of the child.

Wellness For Parents Resources Professionals Stage Stages of Development Developmental Stages For Children Parent And Child Parent Parent Child Resources
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Don’t Forget the Siblings

When a child suffers a burn injury, the world stops existing as it did. Parents must put their “everyday lives” on hold and attend to much more important events. All of the parental attention must shift and focus on the injured child, their care, rehabilitation, comfort, and development.

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El empleo después de una lesión por quemadura

Employment After Burn Injury: El regreso al trabajo después de una quemadura puede ser una importante fase de la recuperación que le ayudará a retomar la rutina. El trabajo no sólo aporta ingresos y otros beneficios como el seguro de salud, sino que también puede darle un sentido a la vida y confianza, lo que es esencial para mantener una mejor calidad de vida.

Wellness Professionals Resources For Parents Getting Back to Life Vocational
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Employment after Burn Injury

Returning to work after a burn injury can be an important phase of recovery that helps you return to a routine. Work not only provides you with an income and other benets such as health insurance, but can also give you a sense of purpose and confidence that is critical in maintaining a higher quality of life. Returning to work is often accompanied by a confusing range of emotions, such as feeling both excitement and anxiety.

Wellness Professionals Resources For Parents Getting Back to Life Vocational Back to Work
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Enjoy the Sun…With Care

Sun alleviates light deprivation syndromes, promotes Vitamin D metabolism and healthy bones. However, problems associated with exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation include not only sunburn, but also cataracts, skin cancer, dehydration, and, in extreme conditions, heat stroke.

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