How to Talk to Children and Teens About the Newton, CT, Tragedy

December 18, 2012
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NFDA is pleased to share with you an article written by renowned grief expert Dr. Alan Wolfelt about last week’s tragic events in Newtown, Conn. The article provides advice to parents and other caregivers of children and teens about how to help them communicate and cope with an event that has perhaps left them with feelings of sadness, fear or uncertainty.

You are welcome to download this article at no charge and share it with your community in whatever way you feel is most appropriate. Some suggestions include:

  • Make it available on your funeral home website or social media sites
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  • Send copies of the article to local schools
  • Share with local clergy
  • Distribute the article with community organizations for children, such as the YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs, scouting groups, etc.
  • Send a copy to your local media

Download “How to Talk to the Children and Teens in Your Life About the Newton, CT Tragedy,” by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

If you are in need of other grief resources to help your community cope with last week’s events, please call your personal member services representative at 800-228-6332 to learn more about the materials NFDA has available through its Resource Store.

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