December 19, 2012
Talking to Children about Terrorism
Family and Consumer Sciences Agent
Many of us are reeling after seeing the news of the shooting in Connecticut. In today's world, parents and caregivers are faced with the challenge of explaining violence, terrorism and other traumatic events to children. While difficult, these conversations are extremely important and can provide an opportunity to help children feel more secure and understand the world in which they live. Dr. Heidi Radunovich, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist with the University of Florida offers some resources that might be helpful for you and your family on how to talk with your children about terrorism.
General information on coping with terrorism: