Part of a series on understanding, identifying, and responding to childhood trauma. Focuses on the significant events that can cause traumatic reactions in infants and very young children. Gives advice for caregivers to determine whether a child ages 0-5 has been traumatized. Presents guidelines for interactions (especially nonverbal) to build trust and help heal the child's trauma. Discusses significant loss, dissociating, being an example, and stopping self-pity.