How To Talk to Kids About Gun Violence

Wed Jun 7, 2023
7:00pm to 8:00pm ET
Age: 18+
Price: Free with pre-registration; $5 suggested donation appreciated
Discovery Museums

Boston Globe Parenting Unfiltered columnist Kara Baskin has helped to assemble a live panel version of two of her important articles all parents should read: How to Talk to Kids About Gun Violence and Will Our Kids Ever Be Safe. Hear Drs. Patricia Crain de Galarce, Neena McConnico, and Anthony Rao—specialists in child behavior, trauma, and exposure to violence—discuss how to answer children’s questions about gun violence and manage personal fears while trying to keep them safe.

Dr. Neena McConnico is the Director of Boston Medical Center’s Child Witness to Violence Project.

Dr. Patricia Crain de Galarce is the Director of Lesley University’s Center for Inclusive and Special Education, overseeing the Lesley Institute for Trauma Sensitivity. 

Dr. Anthony Rao is a pediatric psychologist, lecturer, and author.

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