Family Stress

Resources to help parents, teachers, family members and other adults who may wonder how best to reassure children and youth during times of tragedy.

War, Terrorism & Tragedies:

o In the Aftermath of War
o Taking Time Out From War
o Connections with Family & Friends
o Dealing with Realities & Uncertainty

Natural Disasters:

Children & Severe Weather: UNL Extension Publication


Children's Stress:
Links to Resources:

· EDEN: Extension Disaster Education Network
· FEMA: Federal Emergency Management
· PBS Kids Resources for Parents
· Purple Wagon: Purdue University. Resources to help children, families, teachers learn more about war, terrorism, political violence, natural disasters. Includes links to resources for military families.
· Recognizing Stress in Children: Prepare, Respond, Recover
· Talking with Children About War: Pointers for Parents - The Learning Network
A Recovery Guide for Helping Children Cope After A Traumatic Event