Schools Therapists In Dallas Are Helping Children Grieve : Consider This from NPR It's been more than a year now since many kids across the country returned to their classrooms.

And many of them brought grief and trauma with them, too.

But some educators just don't feel equipped to support kids who are grieving.

NPR's Rhitu Chatterjee speaks with a handful of school mental health professionals who recently attended a special training on grief and trauma.

Also in this episode, NPR's Eric Deggans speaks with a psychologist on collective trauma in the wake of mass shootings.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

Children Are Grieving. Here's How One Texas School District Is Trying to Help

Children Are Grieving. Here's How One Texas School District Is Trying to Help

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A woman and child stand together at a memorial honoring Robb Elementary School mass shooting victims in Uvalde, Texas on May 31, 2022. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman and child stand together at a memorial honoring Robb Elementary School mass shooting victims in Uvalde, Texas on May 31, 2022.

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It's been more than a year now since many kids across the country returned to their classrooms.

And many of them brought grief and trauma with them, too.

But some educators just don't feel equipped to support kids who are grieving.

NPR's Rhitu Chatterjee speaks with a handful of school mental health professionals who recently attended a special training on grief and trauma.

Also in this episode, NPR's Eric Deggans speaks with a psychologist on collective trauma in the wake of mass shootings.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Karen Zamora, Michael Levitt, and Gabriel Sanchez. It was edited by Rhitu Chatterjee and William Troop. Our executive producer is Sami Yenigun.