Offers parents, caregivers, and professionals guidance for restoring a sense of safety after a mass shooting.
The following resources on School Shootings were developed by the NCTSN.
Families and children may be profoundly affected by mass violence, acts of terrorism, or community trauma in the form of shootings, bombings, or other types of attacks.
Provides information on how to talk to children about mass shootings. This tip sheet describes ways to talk to children about mass violence events that involve a shooting.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed a variety of resources for children, youth, and young adults, to explain child trauma and its effects.
Offers a glimpse into the diverse work that our Network members do. In this vein, we profile one of our long-time members, Alicia F. Lieberman, PhD, a child mental health pioneer, as well as Rebecca Frances Hoffmann, an active Affiliate member.
The UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS) provides leadership, organizational structure, and coordination to the current grantees, Affiliates, and partners of the NCTSN.
Provides information on how to talk to children about the bombings in Boston. This tip sheet describes how to talk to children about the bombings in Boston and applies to mass violence events that involve bombings in general.
Offers information to youth, parents, and caregivers on how to talk with journalists after a mass violence event or shooting.
Is the full set of appendices for the Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide. These appendices are handouts for first responders, adults, children, and professionals responding to, or dealing with the aftermath of a disaster, mass