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Guidance for Parents: Coping with Difficult Events

When something traumatic happens, either nearby or far away, it's important to remember that children might feel more stressed or anxious. Even if they are not directly impacted, seeing these events on the media or hearing about them can affect their feelings.

Every school district has a plan to help its community during tough times, including situations involving death, safety threats, or other crises. The resources provided below are here to assist families and staff in supporting students through times of crisis, grief, or loss, helping them stay emotionally healthy.

Family and Staff Resources for Discussing Tragic Events