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Kelly DeVere: Talking With Kids About Tragedy

(KTVI) – As children head back to school Monday, especially elementary and middle school, there may be some anxiety about heading back to the classroom in wake of Friday’s tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.

Licensed Family Therapist Kelly DeVere talks about handling this very delicate situation with your children.

Visit KelleyDeVere.com for more information and tips.

Some Tips:
•Offer assurance. Do NOT dismiss their emotions, but rather, validate them
•Teach them how to comfort themselves and build their own internal strength