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Talking to Children about Ukraine

The following resources may be helpful for guiding conversations with children regarding the events in Ukraine. Not only is this information relevant for current events, but also difficult subjects that may arise in the future.

Talking About Ukraine with Our Children - Dr. Aliza Pressman

 

How to Talk To Kids About Ukraine - NYTimes/Melinda Wenner Moyer

 

How to Talk to Kids About Difficult Subjects - Common Sense Media

 

How to Talk to Children about the Invasion of Ukraine, and Why Those Conversations are Important - ​The Conversation Canada article

Helping Children with Tragic Events in the News - PBS Kids/Fred Rogers Production

Talking to Children about War - The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

Helping Kids Cope with Media Coverage of War and Traumatic Events - Media Smarts

Hope 4 Ukraine

 

A free text-based service that provides mental health resources & support in four languages.

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