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Mass Violence Resources

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

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

NCTSN Resource

Tips for Parents on Media Coverage of a Stabbing

Type: Tip Sheet

Gives information to parents and caregivers about media coverage following a stabbing. This tip sheet describes what parents can do to help their children, media exposure after events, and talks about what it is like when a family is a part of the story.

NCTSN Resource

Talking to Children about Mass Violence

Type: Tip Sheet

Provides information about how to talk to children about mass violence. This tip sheet describes ways to talk to children about mass violence, including how to start the conversation, how to deal with incorrect information, limiting media exposure, common reactions, and when to seek help.

NCTSN Resource

Teacher Guidelines for Helping Students after Mass Violence

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers teachers guidance on helping students after a mass violence event. This fact sheet describes common reactions students may have, how teachers and school staff can help, as well as engage in self-care after a mass violence event.

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