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How to talk to children about the school shooting

The shooting in the quiet town of Newtown, Connecticut has been described as one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history. It’s difficult to know what to say to our children about tragedies like this. Dr. James O’Dea, a Backus Vice President and Clinical Psychologist, offers advice on how to talk about the terrible school shooting with our children, and how to listen carefully to what they are saying.