USC offering ways to help kids cope with flood

USC offering ways to help kids cope with flood

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The full impact of South Carolina's historic flooding is yet to be known, and the University of South Carolina is offering a way to help children cope with its effects.

The university's Psychology Services Center is holding a free seminar on Thursday to address parents' concerns about their children's behaviors after a natural disaster such as the flood.

The university says the seminar will address common social and emotional reactions after disasters and offer tips for how parents should manage their children's distress and answer kids' questions.

University psychologist Cheri Shapiro is putting on the seminar, which is open to the public.

To arrange an appointment with the Psychology Services Center, call 803-734-0378.

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