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Helping Children Cope

In the wake of last week’s events in the Boston area, parents may find the following resources helpful in speaking with children.

National Association of School Psychologists
Helping Children Cope with a National Tragedy
http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/terror_general.aspx

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Safe & Healthy Learning Environments
http://www.doe.mass.edu/ssce/safety.html

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center
Helping Youth and Children Recover from Traumatic Events
http://rems.ed.gov/HelpingYouthandChildrenRecoverFromTraumaticEvents.aspx