The images are horrifying, but how you react could be doing more than you realize.
Pat Fitzpatrick is a counselor and works with adults and kids.
"You don't want to come across yourself as frightened cause then the kids pick up on that and it heightens their fear or insecurity," he said.
Since the age of the victims hits home with young children, they may need a sit down conversation with their parents or guardians.
"I would tell kids that it's the exception." said Fitzpatrick. "There are some bad sick people out there that do things that we really don't know why they do them, but they are the exception and that mommy and daddy and the schools. Everybody is gonna do everything we can to protect you here."
He also said to be sensitive when bringing it up.
"Just in the general conversation of 'how was your day today? Anything happen to upset you? And if their bothered by it and they have a relationship with their parents that they feel they can talk to them. I think sooner or later that they're going to."
Fitzpatrick says to also take the opportunity to teach them safety advice, but to remember there's a clear distinction between caution and fear.
He said, "You cant let people like this dominate how we live in America. We don't want the bad guys to win. Because if we make all of our decisions basted on fear the bad guys win."