Helping Children Deal with Tragedy, Grief and Loss

A National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope, article by the National Association of School Psychologists

10 Ways to Talk to Students About Sensitive Issues in the News, article by Jinnie Spiegler from TeachableMoments, an organization formed to help teachers address sensitive issues:

Helping Kids Cope with Violence in the News, video by child psychologist Dr. Bob Hilt:

Helping Your Children Manage Stress in the Aftermath of School Shootings, article by the American Psychological Association:

Discussing Hate and Violence with your Children, article by the National PTA:

Tips for Talking With Children About the Shootings, New York Times article:

Guidelines for Helping Children Affected by Disasters and Trauma by the NYU Child Study Center

Dealing With Grief: Five Things NOT to Say and Five Things TO Say in a Trauma Involving Children, by a Reverend trained in counseling families in hospitals after loss: