Helps youth recognize that community violence does not have to dominate their lives if they understand their reactions to it, understand how to keep themselves safe, and understand how to make positive choices in dangerous times.
The following resources on Community Violence were developed by the NCTSN.
Offers strategies for supporting youth who recently experienced a shooting on how to cope with 4th of July celebrations.
Cómo crear ambientes de apoyo cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes: ofrece orientación para crear ambientes de apoyo para los jóvenes cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes. Esta hoja informativa incluye información sobre rutinas, ritmos y rituales.
Cómo hablar con los adolescentes cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes: ofrece orientación para hablar con adolescentes cuando ocurren hechos violentos.
Cómo hablar con los niños cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes: ofrece orientación para hablar con niños y jóvenes cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes.
Offers guidance on creating supportive environments for youth when scary things happen. This fact sheet includes information on routines, rhythm, and rituals.
Offers guidance on talking with children and youth when scary things happen.
Offers guidance on talking with teens when violence happens. This fact sheet includes information on checking in with yourself, clarifying your goal, providing information and options, reflection, asking helpful questions, going slow, labeling emotions, validating, and monitoring media and social media exposure.
Addresses how "White supremacy" culture has systematically served as the formation, foundation, and expression of institutional racism throughout U.S. history by employing institutional policies...
Offers strategies to help parents/caregivers cope with collective traumas. This fact sheet also provides guidance on what parents/caregivers can do to care for their children as they cope.
Features a conversation about creating awareness regarding youth responses to community violence, civil unrest, and societal history of marginalization and racial trauma.
Focuses on current challenges and recommendations for addressing the needs of young immigrant children, youth and families; highlighting the importance of community partnership, early childhood protections; addressing substance use and its effects, as well as faith based supportive approaches.