The Doctors December 17 2012 Recap
The Doctors December 17 was, unfortunately, a far more somber show than usual. Dr. Travis Stork sat down with Dr. Phil to discuss the shocking and tragic events of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. They spoke via telephone with a Sandy Hook parent and also a now-grown survivor of the Columbine shooting.
They also discussed how to talk with children about the tragedy, how to identify common signs of grief and much more. For more information on each segment of The Doctors December 17, click the links below.
The Drs: Dr Phil on How to Talk to Kids About the Sandy Hook Shooting
Dr. Travis and Dr. Phil sat down together and discussed how a parent can talk to their children about the Sandy Hook tragedy. Dr. Phil identified the most common signs of grief and also spoke with Sandy Hook parent Richard Wilford about his seven-year-old survivor son.
The Drs: Dr. Phil Characteristics of a School Shooter & Warning Signs
We learned some of the most common characteristics of school shooters on The Doctors December 17. The information came from a Secret Service study of 37 U.S. school shootings. Also, find out how warning signs may or may not be an indicator of a potential threat.
The Drs: Columbine Survivor & Dr. Travis First Responder Experiences
Later, Dr. Phil and Dr. Travis spoke with Columbine shooting survivor Crystal Woodman Miller. Dr. Travis also shared his experiences as a first responder in the emergency room, and raised the important question, “Is this a wake-up call?”