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Helping children cope with COVID-19

How to HELP CHILDREN COPE WITH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Overview

The world is facing a daunting pandemic – a virus that has transcended borders and had a huge impact on all of our daily lives. As communities, governments and health authorities tackle the spread and effects of COVID-19, it has never been more important for us all to come together.

None of us have ever experienced a health crisis on this scale before, however for children this kind of event can fuel sadness and stress and potentially lead to depression and anxiety. It’s critical in a time like this to ensure they feel protected and comforted.
 
Together with psychologist and child-anxiety specialist Karen Young, Plan International Australia have produced a helpful guide designed to help parents and carers navigate some of the difficult conversations and situations that may come up during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

  • Helping children cope with COVID-19 guide