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When Something Scary Happens


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How to Prepare Children for Unexpected Events & Emergencies

Children always benefit when they are prepared for what is about to or may happen…(read more).

 

 

 


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Help your family pack an emergency supply kit and talk about the things your family will need… (read more).

 

 

 

 


 

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Helping Children Cope After a Crisis or Emergency

Adults need to support children after they’ve experienced unexpected events. Here are some helpful hints… (read more).

 

 

 


 

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Encouraging Pretend Play

Pretend play gives children a chance to rehearse events that may be worrisome to them and to work on their feelings about the world around them and their place in it…(read more).

 

 


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Draw Your Feelings

You can have lots of different feelings when something difficult or unexpected happens. Drawing pictures is one way you can help yourself feel better…(read more).

 

 

 

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