PITTSBURGH - Many parents are wondering how they can explain the senseless school schooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn., to their own children. Below is a list of local resouces that offer recommendations for parents.
Talking to children about violence: Tips for parents and teachers (National Association of School Psychologists)
Responding to children when tragedy occurs (Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh)
Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting (American Psychological Association)