Discusses the key causes, major consequences, and professional responses related to community violence and its traumatic stress-related impacts on youth.
The following resources on Community Violence were developed by the NCTSN.
Lists common reactions educators might see in the students with whom they work and suggestions on how they may help after community trauma.
Gives questions for youth to answer to determine if they have experienced community violence.
Offers some statistics about gang-involved youth and their exposure to traumatic events.
Outlines the history of shootings and violence in US schools.
Provides parents and caregivers with information gangs and trauma. This fact sheet offers a brief vignettes about teens who have become involved with local gangs.
Addresses the issues facing poor, urban, African American children who deal with traumatic stress. The webinar discusses how conceptions of race and racism have an impact on these children and their families.
Details information about interventions for children exposed to violence. This is a chapter in the Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute report Interventions for Children Exposed to Violence.