Talking to Kids About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 25, 2020

Episode 105

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Dr. Archana Basu, Clinical psychologist in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, shares how parents can talk to their children about Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Military Child Education Coalition response to COVID-19

We know this is an especially difficult time for our military families and children. Although resiliency and inner strength are qualities we admire in military families, during these uncertain times, MCEC is here with additional support.  Taking what we’ve learned from over 20 years of helping military kids and their families successfully manage transition and mobility issues, we have culled supportive content and resources for parents, educators, and students. We hope you will use the content and resources here to inspire and renew a sense of hope and wellbeing in your life and the lives of those in your care.

MGH Archana Basu, PhD:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

MGHfC Parenting At a Challenging Time (PACT) Program:

Comic mentioned in the podcast:

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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