How to talk to your teenager about the invasion of Ukraine

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Tips and advice for parents and carers about talking to young people about the invasion of Ukraine.

This guidance and advice article is written by Dr Sheila Redfern, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Anna Freud Centre, and published by BBC Bitesize.

In the article, Dr Redfern shares advice for parents and carers on how to talk with young people about the invasion of Ukraine - a time that will be extremely unsettling and scary for many.

There is advice for parents and carers on managing their own reactions and feelings, as well as ways to reassure and support children.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use by parents/carers of teenage children

Schools could share this article with parents and carers in a regular newsletter for use with their children.

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