The Child Mind Institute has prepared resources to aid parents, educators, and other adults in talking to children and adolescents about traumatic events and identifying those who might benefit from more focused professionals attention.
Please be sure to read the attached article, "Helping Children Cope With Frightening News: What parents can do to aid kids in processing grief and fear in a healthy way."
Soon after the movie theater shooting in Aurora, ColoradoMedia there was plenty of media coverage. While many networks and cable outlets take appropriate steps to avoid showing traumatic or graphic images there are some print, television and radio organizations that flood the environment with reminders of this horrific community tragedy and its aftermath. It is possible to limit media consumption in your home, but you may not have control over what your children see and hear outside of the house.
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The recent shooting has evoked many emotions—sadness, grief, helplessness, anxiety, and anger. Children who are struggling with their thoughts and feelings about the stories and images of the shooting may turn to trusted adults for help and guidance.
A special Thank You to all the CFC Service Providers who participated in our Resource Fair on April 7th, 2017. CFC staff were able to meet with representatives from each agency and learn more in-depth about the services and specialities offered through each.
If you are interested in partnering with Coordinated Family Care, contact us to find out about upcoming informational Potential Provider Meetings.
Coordinated Family Care, Middlesex County’s CMO, has implemented "encrypted" email. This is an important piece of our efforts to safeguard the privacy of our youth and families’ information. Encryption protects the content of email messages from being read by people other than the intended recipient.
We recognize that reading an encrypted email requires an extra step or two, but we believe that protecting privacy is worth the effort. If you have any trouble with instructions below, please be sure to ask the CFC sender for help.
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