How can we help children feel safer about their fears?

Earthquakes, hurricanes, renewed threat of nuclear war. We are living in uncertain, and even, frightening times, and children are aware of these dangers around us. This terrific opinion piece by Dr. Susan Lin, a psychologist on faculty at Harvard Medical School, provides a useful take on how we as grown-ups today can help children feel safer about their fears about nuclear war by speaking with them differently than grown-ups spoke to children in previous generations.

-Melissa Jacobs, CRC Leadership Team

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-linn-children-nuclear-fear-20170926-story.html

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