Talking to Children about Disasters

We are deeply saddened by the tragic news of the Thousand Oaks shooting and the wildfires in California. As an association dedicated to helping children and families around the globe, our thoughts are with those impacted by these disasters.

We've compiled resources on talking to children about violence in hopes of helping children and families:

New Policy Statement

Check out AACAP's latest Policy Statement on the Appropriate Use of Psychiatric Medication for Youth in Foster Care.

New Facts for Families

Check out AACAP's latest Facts for Families on Depression in Children and TeensWhat is a Psychiatric Emergency? and Chores and Children

AACAP: Get Involved!

Learn more about what AACAP has to offer at all career stages! We particularly recommend that training directors download the PowerPoint and make use of this resource as an introductory guide to AACAP for their trainees.

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