Supporting Families and Children Processing Scary and Violent Events

In the wake of the Waukesha, WI parade tragedy, there are numerous resources for supporting families and children as they process scary and violent events:

Young Children

  • Talking to Children About Scary events (English and Spanish) as part of our Parenting the Preschooler series.
  • Death and Grief in Parenting the Preschooler may also be appropriate.

Elementary

Teens

Authored by: Anne CS Clarkson, MPH, PhD, Senior Outreach Specialist, Human Development & Relationships Institute, UW-Madison, Division of Extension
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