Talking To Kids About School SafetyMar 28, 2023 06:53PM ● By Fredericksburg Parent Staff
School violence and the resulting intense media coverage bring school safety issues to the forefront for all of us. However, children, in particular, may experience anxiety, fear, and a sense of personal risk. Knowing how to talk with your child about school safety issues could be critical in recognizing and preventing acts of violence, and will play an important role in easing fear and anxieties about their personal safety.
To guide parents through discussions about school violence, Mental Health America offers the following in a recent article posted to its website: Mental Health America