The current political situation has left millions of children and teens in the United States feeling vulnerable. Fears of parental deportation and shattered home lives, fears of being bullied because of race, faith, or lifestyle (LGBTQ) have many of our youth feeling overwhelmed with anxiety.
Resources for the Self Esteem Shop FRESH Start Kit (Feelings, Reassurance, Empathy, Safety, & Hope) are designed for parents, school counselors, educators, and other helping professionals to help children and teens cope with current events.
These resources will assist parents and professionals by helping them to:
Talk to children and teens to address their fears
Help children and teens cope with their emotions
Reassure and comfort children and teens
Teach children the importance of empathy
Help children and teens feel safe
Offer children and teens hope