Discussing the news with children and young people

The current Ukraine crisis could be causing some children and young people to feel anxious and unsettled. It is essential that children are being effectively supported during these times. The resources below have been selected by the Devon Educational Psychology Service as offering key advice for parents, carers and school staff supporting children in understanding the current situation in Ukraine.

Advice for children and young adults

These resources are aimed at children and young adults and discuss what they can do if they are feeling sad/ worried about what they’ve seen, heard or read.

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Advice for parents / guardians, teachers and other caregivers

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