Tips for talking with children about trauma
War. Pandemic. Bullying. Life. It’s all a bit much right now – and finding ways to talk with your kids about what’s happening and how they’re processing the trauma of it all is tricky.
Thankfully, we have experts like Dr. Hayley Watson to turn to. She’s a clinical psychologist and founder of Open Parachute, a mental health program designed to assist teachers and parents. Open Parachute focuses on video interviews with youth speaking about their own experiences, meant to be watched by their peers with supplemental information for parents, teachers, and more.
Listen as Dr. Hayley shares tips for checking in with your children and building their emotional intelligence, resilience, and ability to ask for help.