Its Important to Discuss the Reality of School Shootings with Your Kids

Students released from a lockdown embrace following following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

 

River Park Psychology Consultants psychologist Molly Allen, PsyD, was recently interviewed by a local CBS affiliate about tips to talking to your kids about the recent school shooting.  This is advice that can be applied to a variety of major news stories – especially involving tragedies and catastrophes.

Its Important to Discuss the Reality of School Shootings with Your Kids