Mental Health Experts Advise Parents How To Help Kids Cope With Tragedy.

The Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal (10/22, DeLong) reports that in light of the Oct. 21 Sparks Middle School shooting in Nevada, “school counselors will be available to assist students and others” affected by the tragedy. According to mental health experts, “one of the most helpful things parents can do to help their children cope” is to listen attentively and in a supportive fashion. In a sidebar to the article, the American Psychiatric Association provides tips on how to help kids cope with traumatic experiences.

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— “Experts say children will need parents to listen after Sparks shooting tragedy, “Jeff DeLong, The Reno Gazette-Journal, October 21, 2013.

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