Helping Children & Teens Cope with School Shootings

Hello All, While it's somewhat unbelievable to have to write a post such as this, this is unfortunately the state of our nation. ************************************************************************************************* All of us who have children will inevitably have to broach the topic of school shootings to our kids in one form or another. When speaking to your child about such tragedies, it will be necessary to adjust the content of what you say to match your child's developmental age so as to balance maximum understanding with minimal fear. Below, is a link to a recent New York Times article that nicely breaks down ways in which you may discuss school shootings with children in various stages of development. Take Care, Dr. S Coping With School Shootings