ERIC Number: ED476817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Children's Fears of War and Terrorism: A Resource for Teachers and Parents.
Moses, Lisa F.; Aldridge, Jerry; Cellitti, Anarella; McCorquodale, Gwenyth
Noting that children in every corner of the planet are affected by war or the threat of war, this booklet for parents and early childhood educators provides an introduction to children's fears concerning armed conflict and terrorist attacks and offers strategies for helping children work through their fears. The chapters are as follows: (1) "An Introduction and History of Children's Fears Concerning War and Terrorism"; (2) "The Impact of Context on Children's Fears"; (3) "The Influence of Temperament on Children's Fears of War and Terrorism"; (4) "Age Makes a Difference"; (5) "Using Children's Literature To Make A Difference"; and (6) "Using Aesthetics To Make A Difference." Each chapter lists pertinent World Wide Web resources. The booklet's Epilogue addresses the complexities adults face in helping children work through their fears. (HTH)
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Affective Behavior, Age, Bibliotherapy, Books, Children, Childrens Literature, Context Effect, Coping, Developmental Stages, Emotional Response, Fear, Parent Role, Personality, Poverty, Teacher Role, Terrorism, Violence, War, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Association for Childhood Education International, Olney, MD.