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Tips for talking to children about the Connecticut school shooting

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In this post to the Healthy Minds Healthy Lives blog, the author provides tips for talking with children after a school shooting or another traumatic event. The post was created after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. It provides tips for supporting children and modeling healthy coping, and it identifies signs that children may need professional mental health assistance. [Author: Fassler, D.]
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American Psychiatric Association (APA)