Support for Children

Support for ChildrenThe following links are useful articles, videos and documents to help you as a parent deal with talking with a child in the wake of a local tragedy or dealing with news coverage of a tragic event (such as 9/11 or the Dec. 14, 2012 killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, the bombings during the Boston Marathon on Apr. 15, 2013, or the damage from Oklahoma tornadoes on May 20, 2013).

ARTHUR: HELPING OUR CHILDREN FEEL SAFE
http://www.pbs.org/parents/arthur/resources/parentguides/safe.index.html?cat=index.en

MR. ROGERS: HELPING CHILDREN WITH SCARY NEWS
http://www.pbs.org/parents/rogers/special/scarynews.html

STRATEGIES FOR TALKING AND LISTENING
http://www.pbs.org/parents/talkingwithkids/news/talking.html

HOW TO HELP KIDS FEEL SAFE AFTER A TRAGEDY
http://www.pbs.org/parents/talkingwithkids/news/help-kids-feel-safe.html

SESAME STREET: HERE FOR EACH OTHER
http://www.sesameworkshop.org/assets/1192/src/HereForEachOther_vEng2012Modified.pdf

THE PARENT SHOW: TIPS FOR TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT SCARY NEWS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLd54oA1MBWfT1lttw70FhUxu1GST9ABMs&feature=player_embedded&v=8wSvZJGqWL0