How to talk to kids about tragic events

Helping children realize they are not alone with their feelings is one of the first steps

By Kelly Wallace, CNN – Full article can be read at click here.

(CNN) After horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can’t make sense of ourselves?

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Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center

If you need additional help with talking to your children regarding their feelings of grief and anxiety related to national or personal family events , please contact us at the Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center at 973-948-2283. We are available for group and individual counseling.

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