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As parents, you are experiencing pressures and concerns not faced by previous generations. Despite these challenges, many parents are making heroic efforts in raising healthy and safe children in these uncertain times.

By identifying potential risks and giving clear instructions to your children on how to avoid such risks, children can sidestep danger by knowing what to do in threatening situations. Talking to children about safety also increases their understanding of violence and the need for practicing safe behaviors.

Parents, however, are not alone in safeguarding their children from dangers such as violence, drugs, and gangs. Many school officials and community members are working together with families to create a safe environment where children can flourish and grow. With the necessary resources, support, and guidance, all of us can make a difference in our homes, schools and communities.

Discussing Hate and Violence with Children
Children are aware of what is happening in the world around them and to quote what is happening in countries like Iraq, Palestine or Morocco. Parents and educators cannot assume that children are unaffected by global events. When frightening and violent incidents occur, such as the attacks of September 11, both children and adults may experience a range of emotions including fear, confusion, sadness and anger.

To counteract fear and give reassurance, parents, teachers and day care providers can provide opportunities for children to express how they feel and channel their feelings into positive actions.

Discussions between adults and children in difficult situations can be an opening for reinforcing family and community values, beliefs and traditions.

In order to provide the reassurance and guidance children need, adults should first come to terms with their own feelings. Explore and discuss with other adults your own feelings and perceptions. Recognize that your past experiences may influence how you look at current situations.

Be Alert
Be alert to signs of upset in children. These signs may include withdrawal, lack of interest, acting out, fear of school or other activities, or anything that deviates from the childís norm.


  • Listen carefully in order to learn what children know and are thinking.
  • Treat all childrenís questions with respect and seriousness; do not ignore or dismiss children.
  • Clarify childrenís questions so that you can understand what is being asked, what has led to the question and how much information a child wants. A child who asks: ?Why was the World Trade Center attacked? could be curious about the political issues of the attacks, or may be asking, Could I or someone I love be hurt in an attack? A good way to clarify what a child wants to know is to repeat the question to the child; for example, Youíve been thinking about the attacks on the World Trade Center and are wondering why they happened.? In this way a child can say, Yes, that is what Iíve been thinking, or can correct what you said in order to redirect the conversation to something he or she wants to discuss.
  • Sometimes, without repeating the exact words, it is helpful to reflect what you think a child is feeling, as a way of giving a child the opportunity to confirm that you have understood, or to clarify. For example, you can say: It sounds as if youíre afraid that something like this might happen again.
  • Review the facts of what actually happened.
  • Reassure children in age-appropriate ways that they are safe. When talking to toddlers, responses can be simple and direct: I love you and I will always do everything I can to make you safe.
  • Let children know that many people and organizations are working to make us safe, for example, police, rescue workers, and government and private agencies, such as ADL.
  • Reassure children that while there are people who do things that are hard to understand, we live in a wonderful country and, for the vast majority of the time, we are safe.
Be Honest
  • Answer questions as clearly and honestly as you can, using developmentally appropriate language and definitions. If you donít know the answer to a childís question, say so and make a plan to try to find out.
  • Correct yourself if you give incomplete or inaccurate information. Donít be afraid of making a mistake; when we admit our mistakes, adults model for children how to admit their own mistakes.
  • Acknowledge that there are people who hate other people, and that hateful actions can be threatening.
Share Your Perceptions
  • Share your perceptions and feelings but try to avoid conveying hopelessness. Without diminishing the seriousness of a situation, it is important to keep perspective and convey it to children.
  • Avoid giving young children more specific detail than necessary. Be careful not to frighten children. Limit childrenís exposure to media coverage of violent events.
Take Action
  • Children need to know that people are not powerless in the face of hate; there are many things children and adults can do.
  • Have regular discussions about ways people can address hate. Brainstorm ways to address these concerns at home, in school and in the community. Examples include speaking out against name-calling, making friends with people who are different from you, learning about many cultural groups and exploring ways to increase intergroup understanding. Discuss specific steps to make these things happen.
  • Help children understand that if hateful words go unchallenged, they can escalate to acts of physical violence. Discuss how hate behaviors usually begin with unkind words. Discuss and practice ways children can challenge name-calling and bullying. Even preschool children can learn to say, Donít call him that; thatís not his name or Donít call her that; she doesnít like that or Donít call me that; itís not fair
  • Help children understand that sometimes it might not be safe for them to intervene; teach children to seek adult assistance when someone is being harassed or bullied.
  • Help your children feel good about themselves so that they learn to see themselves as people who can contribute to creating a better world.

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