Dealing with Trauma & Tragedy

Whether experiencing the loss of a friend or loved one or hearing about a disaster on the news, children need support in processing feelings surrounding traumatic events. Below are several links containing helpful information on how to assist students during times of crisis.

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do
(Downloadable booklet available in English and Spanish)

Talking To Kids About School Safety

Talking To Kids About Fear And Violence

Helping Children Cope With Tragedy Related Anxiety

Children And Grief

Helping Children After A Disaster

Talking To Children About Terrorism and War

Love and Logic: Help Kids Cope With Tragedy