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Something bad happened : a kid's guide to coping with events in the news / Dawn Huebner ; illustrated by Kara McHale.

By: Huebner, Dawn.
Contributor(s): McHale, Kara [illustrator].
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2020Copyright date: 2020Description: 78 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781787750746.Subject(s): BAD NEWS | CHILDREN | FEAR | ANXIETY | COPING BEHAVIOUR | EMOTIONS | SAFETY | JUVENILE LITERATURE
Contents:
Introduction for parents and caregivers -- 1. Something happened -- 2. Brains in high alert -- 3. Calming your brain -- 4. Gathering information -- 5. Location, location, location -- 6. Identifying helpers -- 7. Understanding likelihood -- 8. Dealing with feelings -- 9. Self-care -- 10. Healing the world.
Summary: "[This book] guides children ages 6 to 12 and the adults who care for them through tough conversations about serious world events, from environmental threates to human tragedies. Care is taken to use the non-specific "bad thing" throughout, helping parents retain control over whicih events to talk about, and how much information to provide. Written by child psychologist Dr Dawn Huebner "Something Bad Happened" normalizes fear, sadness and worry about "bad things" while teaching coping skills to help children preserve feelings of safety, optimism and strength." - BOOK JACKET
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Introduction for parents and caregivers -- 1. Something happened -- 2. Brains in high alert -- 3. Calming your brain -- 4. Gathering information -- 5. Location, location, location -- 6. Identifying helpers -- 7. Understanding likelihood -- 8. Dealing with feelings -- 9. Self-care -- 10. Healing the world.

"[This book] guides children ages 6 to 12 and the adults who care for them through tough conversations about serious world events, from environmental threates to human tragedies. Care is taken to use the non-specific "bad thing" throughout, helping parents retain control over whicih events to talk about, and how much information to provide. Written by child psychologist Dr Dawn Huebner "Something Bad Happened" normalizes fear, sadness and worry about "bad things" while teaching coping skills to help children preserve feelings of safety, optimism and strength." - BOOK JACKET

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