Ukraine Conflict – Information for Families

Ukraine Conflict: Information for families

With news and media on the television, internet and social media channels, the current conflict in Ukraine is something that many of our children will be aware of. To support children at home and at school, our Educational Psychology service in Highland have recommended the following links.

This guidance from Save the Children has been created to support adults in talking to children about conflict:

https://www.savethechildren.org/us/charity-stories/how-to-explain-conflict-ukraine-to-children

This guidance from Newsround has been created to support children and young people that may be upset about the news:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/13865002

The British Psychology Service has shared the following guidance for adults to support children’s worries about conflict:

https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/supporting-children-manage-anxiety-over-war-conflict-and-crises

Any learning around conflict in schools is planned sensitively.

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