grief, In the news, mental health, Parenting

Helping kids cope with traumatic news

Its is beginning to feel like every time we turn on the TV, radio or social media, there is another terrible event being reported, and with the advent of 24 hour, 7day a week news services, it is a little inescapable.  All of this bad news can feel terrible for adults, but for kids the effects can be even worse.  The Australian Psychological Society has developed this tip sheet to help parents work out how to support their kids and open a conversation about these distressing events – maybe it will help  if a little (or not so little) person you know is struggling to cope.Tips for talking to kids

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