Resources for supportive communication with children about gun violence and tragedies

Posted on: August 8, 2019
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Our hearts go out to all those impacted by the tragic shooting in Dayton, OH. As early childhood professionals, we play a unique role in supporting children and families as they recover from and process gun violence and tragic events.
Early childhood professionals and others in the region can help support children and families impacted by violence with resources compiled in part by NAEYC and The Family Engagement Collaborative of the Miami Valley.
Explore the resources below:
from Dayton Children's
from Child Mind Institute
from Fred Rogers Productions
from the American Psychological Association
from the American Academy of Pediatrics
from Mental Health America
from the National Education Association