Talking about Coronavirus with Kids

Last Updated: 3/22/2020 7:20 PM

We encourage everyone to think about how you are talking to your children about COVID-19.  The Child Mind Institute has provided some excellent thoughts for parents to consider throughout this crisis.  I have included the article from the Child Mind Institute below my letter.

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The National Child Traumatic Stress Network also has several resources for talking to children. 

Resources for parents and caregivers from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network>

 

Download a free children's book about COVID-19 that was written by social workers. 

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"Anxiety and Coping With the Coronavirus: Managing worry — your kids’ and your own" -- This is another helpful resource from the Child Mind Institute. 

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