I Can Handle Scared – Crisis Events
This printable book helps children manage scared feelings when a crisis event happens. Events like shootings, fires, tornadoes and war can trigger feelings of fear, regardless of whether they happen close by or far away. Families can use this book in the home, while educators can use this class-made book in school as well as sending it home for families to read. This book teaches strategies based on the Five Steps for Self-regulation.
- Self-regulation tool appropriate for classroom or home
- May travel with child
- 15 - 8.5x11” single-sided color printouts
EXAMPLES OF THIS RESOURCE IN USE
Please remember that this book is a helpful addition to, not a replacement for, assistance from a mental health professional. If you or a child are struggling to regulate emotions or function in daily life, please seek help from a doctor, school counselor or other trained professional. There are also many helplines for those in need, including the SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress helpline at 1-800-985-5990 and the Crisis Text Line, reachable by texting HELLO to 741741.
- Printed I Can Handle Scared book pages
- Binder (optional)
- Hole punch (optional)
- Photos of child (optional)