Recognizing Signs of Grief in Your Child, Helping Them Understand Tragedy

BY Hari Sreenivasan  December 16, 2012 at 7:30 PM EDT

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Dr. Jeannie V. Pasacreta is a psychologist and resident of Newtown. She helps people deal with trauma, stress and even teaches others how to recognize the signs.

She offered the following advice to parents on recognizing behavioral changes in children and talking to them about traumatic events in the most constructive way: