ERIC Number: ED454488
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
"Will They Fly a Plane into Our House?" How To Talk to Children about Terrorism.
Shapiro, Lawrence E.
This book is intended to help parents, teachers, and counselors of school-age children who did not experience the loss of someone close to them in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, but who are still at risk for prolonged anxiety reactions. Although every child will react in a different way to these events, concerned adults must help each one communicate and cope. The first part of the book provides answers to parents' questions, with an emphasis on techniques for decreasing a child's stress and anxiety. The second part of the book provides answers to some of the most common questions that children ask about terrorism. The final part of the book provides emotional intelligence activities for enhancing 10 emotional skills that children need to develop in order to cope better with a national trauma like the terrorist attacks, or with a personal problem that is causing anxiety and worry. (GCP)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Children, Coping, Counseling Techniques, Emotional Response, Skill Development, Stress Management, Terrorism
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Cover and Design by Robin C. Morris. Published jointly by Play2Grow, LLC and Childswork/Childsplay, LLC.