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.
Includes a 5-hour interactive course that puts the participant in the role of a provider in a post-disaster scene. This course is for individuals new to disaster response who want to learn the core goals of PFA, as well as for seasoned practitioners who want a review.
Offers parents and caregivers information to help support their children after the loss of a family member due to homicide.
Offers strategies for supporting youth who recently experienced a shooting on how to cope with 4th of July celebrations.
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.
Offers information on coping after mass violence. This fact sheet provides common reactions children and families may be experiencing after a mass violence event, as well as what they can do to take care of themselves.
Provides information to parents and caregivers about how to support children after the U.S. Capitol Attack.
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. This fact sheet highlights, for parents and caregivers, strategies that can be used to facilitate effective conversations, age-specific guidelines, and actions families and communities can take before an event occurs.
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.