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Resources for Talking With Children About Difficult Times

The following resources offer information that can be useful when talking to children about difficult events:

The New York Times: Resources for Talking and Teaching About the School Shooting in Florida

The Child Mind Institute: Helping children Cope with Frightening News 

The Child Development Institute: How to Talk to Kids About Tragedies in the Media

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Resources including information, webinars and book options on traumatic grief and communication in times of trauma

NYC Department of Education: Crisis Support Resources for Families