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While we can’t always protect children from witnessing violence and tragedy in the world, we can comfort and communicate with them in the most healing way possible. Here are some ways parents and caregivers can best help children cope when tragedy strikes.
Dr. Jonathan Comer, associate professor of psychology and director of the Mental Health Interventions and Technology Program at CCF, talks about how families are affected by acts of terrorism.
The expansion into McCrary marks the first time FIU will work in an elementary school. To figure out the exact programming, FIU will meet with the community to understand where the needs are. But the framework will focus on families in partnership with FIU’s Center for Children and Families. The idea is to address issues beyond the schoolhouse that impact academic achievement.