Dr. Tanya Gesek, child psychologist, with advice for parents on helping their children cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Critical moments in a child’s life could negatively affect their emotional development. Here are Dr. Gesek's tips to being proactive about managing hard times in child’s life:
Model good coping
Listen to their fears
Monitor and limit exposure to the media
For more advice on this topic, or where to find other helpful resources visit: fema.gov
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