Tips for talking to kids about CT school shooting

Dr. Nicola Beckles says parents should be ready

Dr. Nicola Beckles says parents should be ready to answer questions about death and guns. (December 14, 2012 11:31 PM)

Many parents are wondering how they will explain the Connecticut school shooting to their children. Dr. Nicola Beckles, the school psychologist at Amityville's elementary and middle schools, says it's normal for parents to feel confused about having such a conversation with their kids. Beckles suggests that parents let their children's curiosity guide the conversation. She says parents should be...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.

Already registered or an Optimum customer?
Log in
Time Warner®, Comcast® or Service ElectricSM customer?
Create an account
Not a customer?


advertisement | advertise on News 12

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Residents of the 27,000-population town say they are Newtown, Conn. residents rattled after shooting Long Island parents are shaken up after a LI parents horrified by CT school shooting President Obama was tearful as he discussed the Obama: Hearts are broken by CT shooting