Questions & Answers – Talking to kids about COVID-19 – 05/13/2020

Patrick Wade from the Champaign County COVID-19 Joint Information Center talks with Brooke DiBello, a licensed clinical professional counselor and a registered play therapist from Carle, about talking to kids about COVID-19.

Talking to kids about COVID-19 is going to be a long-term part of our new normal. Brooke DiBello, a licensed clinical professional counselor and a registered play therapist from Carle, offers the three R’s:

Talking to kids about COVID-19 is going to be a long-term part of our new normal. Brooke DiBello, a licensed clinical professional counselor and a registered play therapist from Carle, offers the three R’s:Regulate.Relate.Reason.“Kids will look up to the parents, and they’re going to look at the cues that are being sent.”Anyone seeking resources can speak with a trained specialist by calling 211 or visiting http://uwayhelps.org/211.For more information on resources available locally, visit http://ChampaignCountyCOVID19.org.

Posted by Champaign-Urbana Public Health District on Wednesday, May 13, 2020