In the wake of tragedy, our children look to the adults around them for answers and assurance.  For insight into how we, as parents, friends, and teachers can help, below are a list of online resources available to anyone.  

Talking to Children about the Shooting: National Child Traumatic Stress Network - nctsnet.org

Talking with Kids about News: PBS Parents - pbs.org

Helping your Children Manage Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting:  American Psychological Association - apa.org

A National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope:  National Association of School Psychologist - nasponline.org

Talking to Kids about Movie Theater Shooting in Colorado: MassGeneral Hospital for Children - massgeneral.org

Coping in the Aftermath of a Shooting:  American Counseling Association - counseling.org

Talking with Children about Tragic Events:  The Dougy Center - dougy.org


   

 

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