Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Family Members, Foster Youth, Former Foster youth, People who have experienced Trauma, Youth, Youth of Transition Age
Topics: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Crisis Continuum of Care Resources, Crisis Response System, Family, Schools, School-based Services, Self-help/Emotional Regulation
This fact sheet provides parents, caregivers, and teachers with strategies for helping children manage their stress during an infectious disease outbreak. It describes potential reactions among youth and the support adults can provide to help them.