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News and Opinion Jun 6, 2022

Pamela Cantor, M.D. Authors Article on Restoring Children’s Sense of Safety After School Shootings

Turnaround for Children Founder and Senior Science Advisor Pamela Cantor, M.D. authored the article, “8 Tips for Parents and Caregivers: Restoring a Child’s Sense of Safety After School Shootings,” originally published by AFT’s Share My Lesson.

Co-authored by Kate Felsen, the article outlines tips for adults to reassure children of their safety and well-being in the aftermath of school shootings. Each tip revolves around the power of human relationships in relieving stress, promoting resilience and restoring a sense of safety. Tips include initiating conversation, remaining calm, taking care of yourself in order to care for others, and keeping routines in place, among others.

The article has also been republished by Psychology Today. Read the original here.