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Supporting Children & Families during a Difficult Time

Many early educators and program leaders are concerned about the impact of the recent election on children and families. Young children might have been witness to disturbing media, heated conversations between adults, and/or reports of community unrest. Some children might be confused, feel anxious, or have behavioral issues in the classroom. Some families might be feeling vulnerable or concerned about anticipated changes in national policies, national protests, and reports of community violence. The following are suggestions for program leaders and practitioners for addressing potential issues and supporting young children and their families.

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Early Childhood PBIS

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November 1, 2016

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Social relationships
Climate

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Lise Fox, Mary Louise Hemmeter, Phillip Strain, Rosemarie Allen, Jolenea Ferro, & Denise Perez Binder

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