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Helping children cope

 

March 18, 2020

It is very important to remember that children look to adults for how to react during stressful times. With the COVID-19 virus gaining international media attention, information about the pandemic

is everywhere.

If parents seem overwhelmed with the situation, children will naturally react in the same way. As parents, teachers and other adults in the lives of children, it’s up to us to reassure and educate them in the most honest, compassionate way possible.

Tips on Interacting with Children

Here are some tips on talking about COVID-19 with your children or students, according to the National Association of School Psychologists.

• Remain calm and reassuring.

• Make yourself avai...



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