Helping Children Cope After Tragic Event

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Young People Cope After Tragic Events

Distressing events like tragic accidents in your local area, or that took place in familiar places like a popular holiday location, or even disasters that happen far away, but are covered by the media, can be powerful and upsetting incidents that intrude on daily life.
This resource sheet includes some helpful tips for parents, caregivers and teachers for helping children and young people to cope following local, national, or even world tragedies.
(Australian Psychological Society)


Helping-children-affected-tragic-events APS FACT SHEET