Talking about Corona Virus

The concern surrounding the Corona Virus outbreak is causing great anxiety and angst to people everywhere. Although children are considered to be in a lower risk category, this does not protect them from being exposed to news reports on television, radio or social media.

As a parent it is important to reassure your child, dispel any myths or untruths, and help them feel informed, allowing them to focus more on positive messages.

The video in the following link provides some great examples about how to reassure your child about this situation and is delivered by leading psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg.