Resources for Parents & Teachers


PBS Parents & PBS KIDS Producers Offer Resources to
Discuss Devastating News with Children

PBS Parents and PBS KIDS producers offer resources to assist parents, teachers and other caregivers as they discuss devastating news or events with children. Following is a round-up of available assets.

From the Fred Rogers Company
- Fred Rogers Talks About Tragic Events in the News

From PBS Parents
- Expert Q&A: Helping Kids Cope with Trauma and Stress
- Helping Children with Scary News
- Fred Rogers Thoughts on Helping Children with Scary News
- Strategies for Talking and Listening
- Helping Kids Feel Safe After Tragedy
- How to Handle Children’s Questions About Scary News: Video Interview with Rosemarie Truglio, VP of Research and Education, Sesame Workshop
- Tips for Talking About Scary New: PBS Parents YouTube Channel Playlist

From Sesame Workshop
- Talking to Children about Recent Events: Resources for Parents and Caregivers
- More Tragic Times, Helping Families Cope

- Helping Our Children Feel Safe

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