幫助兒童应對悲劇的資源

讓兒童理解槍擊慘案和不時發生的暴力事件是一件非常困難的事情,家長怎樣做才能使他們感到安全?告訴他們多少的信息和詳情才是恰到好處?

下面列舉的書籍目錄和其它的資源,希望能幫助您來引導您的孩子度過這段可怕又不確定的時光。

幼稚園至三年級

  • When I Feel Scared (Chinese) by Cornelia Spelman
  • Sometimes Bad Things Happen by Ellen B. Jackson
  • Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go To Sleep by Joyce Dunbar
  • You Hold Me and I’ll Hold You by Jo Carson
  • This Place I Know: Poems of Comfort by Georgia Heard
  • A Terrible Thing Happened by Sasha J. Mudlaff
  • When Dinosaurs Die by Laurie Kaursny Brown and Marc Brown
  • Growing Up Brave by Donna B. Pincus

四年級至七年級

  • Bad Stuff In The News: A Guide Of Handling The Headlines by Rabbi Marc Gellman and Morrnsignor Thomas Hartman
  • When A Friend Dies: A Book For Teens About Grieving And Healing by Marilyn E. Gootman
  • What Have You Lost? By Naomi Shihab Nye

成人

  • Growing Up Brave: Expert Strategies for Helping Your Child Overcome Fear, Stress and Anxiety by Donna Pincus.
  • 專業人士的建議

    • Indystar Video: How Parents, Children Can Cope With School Shooting Tragedy
    • National Association for the Education of Young Children: Coping With School Shooting
    • The Fred Rogers Company: Fred Rogers Talks About Tragic Events in the News
    • National Association of School Psychologists: Helping Children Cope
    • Educators for Social Responsibility share helpful links for adults on engaging in conversations with children: Educators for Social Responsibility: Understanding World Events
    • National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Talking to Children About the Shooting

當上面這些問題有了答案,對於不是直接受害者的兒童來說他們想要生活恢復正常,在這個時候一起閱讀一本你們都喜愛的書是一個很好的安慰。

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