Responding to School Shootings: How to Discuss School Shootings with Children

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Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director interviews Maureen Brogan, LPC, ACS, DAAETS, DRCC, Statewide Coordinator, Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

In this episode, learn about key considerations and strategies for educators, counselors and parents about how to discuss the horrific events in Uvalde, Texas and other school shootings with children. Listeners will hear about key tips for having discussions with children at various ages and developmental levels, learn about the importance of helping children process the information they are receiving from social media and other sources, and help adults recognize the issues that they may need to process and address in order to be equipped to speak with children.