The Fall 2012 EKU Psychology Alumni Survey revealed that graduates work in a variety of areas with the most common fields being mental health/counseling and education. More than 90 percent are employed. Eighty-one percent of respondents hold full-time positions. Another 12 percent hold part-time positions and are not seeking full-time employment.
The tragic and recent circumstances at Sandy Hook Elementary raised a number of potential issues for persons who work with kids, primarily with how to help them cope with sudden loss. Young children’s reactions vary based on age and understanding of the event. Some common reactions and strategies to use may be: