Supporting Children and Families Affected by the Israel-Hamas Conflict

As communicated across news platforms, there is violence throughout various parts in the world, most notably, the conflicts with Ukraine and Russia, and recently, Israel and Palestine. These conflicts impact people all over the world, including in our own province in Manitoba and in our schools. MASP denounces hate speech and crimes, antisemitism, Islamophobia, and any behavior that threatens the sense of personal safety. As school psychologists, we have a responsibility to help students, families, and schools feel safe and supported and to practice cultural responsiveness and humility. The following are resources that may be used of support for those impacted: