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Wondering how to help children and teens understand and navigate mass violence?
“God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
9 simple ways to help children and teens understand and navigate mass violence
from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network ( check out the link below for the full article)
1. Start the Conversation
2. What does your children already know?
3. Gently correct inaccurate information
4. Encourage your child to ask questions, and answer those questions directly
5. Limit media exposure
6. Common reactions
7. Be a positive role model
8. Be patient.
9. Extra help.
Click the link below for the full article on how to appropriately guide our little ones and teens in response to tragedy: http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/talking_to_children_about_the_shooting.pdf