Offers parents guidance on helping their children after a shooting. This fact sheet describes common reactions children may have, how parents can help them, and self-care tips after an event.
Mass Violence Resources
The following resources on Mass Violence were developed by the NCTSN.
Describes how young children, school-age children, and adolescents react to traumatic events and offers suggestions on how parents and caregivers can help and support them.
Aims to help survivors gain skills to manage distress and cope with post-disaster stress and adversity. This course utilizes skills-building components from mental health treatment that have been found helpful in a variety of post-trauma situations.
Discusses Islamophobia and hate-based violence against Muslims with children.
Offers information for teens about common reactions to mass violence, as well as tips for taking care of themselves and connecting with others.
Provides information for college students on how to cope afte the recent shooting. This fact sheet offers insight into what college students could be experiencing in light of the recent shooting, as well as types of reactions and what they can do for themselves.
Offers guidance around helping children cope after the death of a loved one. Information is provided about how to face new fears in the context of bereavement, how grieving caregivers can take care of their own needs...
Offers parents guidance on helping their children after a mass violence event. This fact sheet describes common reactions children may have, how parents can help them, and self-care tips after a violent event.
Provides parents and providers with information about the psychological impact of a mass violence event.
Provides guidance to youth, parents, caregivers, and others who work with youth about talking to the media after a mass violence event. This fact sheet details the rights of a child or adolescent when speaking with the media, as well as the signs of a good reporter.
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. It gives tips about how to start the conversation, common reactions children may have, and how to seek help if needed.
Lists common reactions educators might see in the students with whom they work and suggestions on how they may help after community trauma.