Supporting Children and Adolescents During COVID-19


Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping make sense of what children and adolescents hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. Dr. Melissa Brymer from the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Network joined the CDC EPIC team on Wednesday, July 22. They discussed possible supports to use during COVID-19 and NCTSN’s resources and outlined how to have conversations with children and adolescents.

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