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Mass Violence Resources

The following resources on Mass Violence were developed by the NCTSN.

NCTSN Resource

Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event

Type: Fact Sheet

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.

NCTSN Resource

Tip Sheet for Youth Talking to Journalists after Mass Violence

Type: Fact Sheet

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.

NCTSN Resource

Talking to Children about the Shooting

Type: Tip Sheet

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.

NCTSN Resource

Helping Youth after Community Trauma: Tips for Educators (in Chinese)

Type: Tip Sheet

Outlines tips for educators after a traumatic community event. This tip sheet offers ways that youth may be feeling after experiencing a large community event and how educators can support them. This is the Chinese version 創傷後為年青人提供心理支援-給教育界參考建議

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