Is a handout from Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide (PFA). This handout provides parents with common reactions after a disaster, ways to respond to those reactions, and examples of things you can say to your school-age child.
Mass Violence Resources
The following resources on Mass Violence were developed by the NCTSN.
Is a handout from Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S) Field Operations Guide. This handout offers information on immediate reactions that may occur, common negative reactions that may continue, reactions to the death of a loved one, ways to cope, and strategies that don't work.
Describes poignant moments in the response to the September 11 terrorist attacks. This webinar discusses the impact on first responders' work, the role of the NCTSN, and what has occurred in the last decade for the disaster mental health field.
Discusses the impact of sudden death on children and the school community. This webinar provides best practices in the areas of prevention, response and recovery, school staff support, and self-care.
Demonstrates intervention strategies with children and adults after a terrorist event or disaster.
Gives guidance on responding to disaster or terrorism events using the Psychological First Aid intervention. This evidence-informed approach helps to assist children, adolescents, adults, and families in the aftermath of disaster and terrorism.
Features a first-person narrative illustrating how a family can move through the pain of loss and go on to heal. The family shares their personal experiences of the traumatic grief experienced by one daughter after her sister's sudden death.
Cómo crear ambientes de apoyo cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes: ofrece orientación para crear ambientes de apoyo para los jóvenes cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes. Esta hoja informativa incluye información sobre rutinas, ritmos y rituales.
Cómo hablar con los adolescentes cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes: ofrece orientación para hablar con adolescentes cuando ocurren hechos violentos.
Cómo hablar con los niños cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes: ofrece orientación para hablar con niños y jóvenes cuando ocurren hechos atemorizantes.
Offers guidance on creating supportive environments for youth when scary things happen. This fact sheet includes information on routines, rhythm, and rituals.
Offers guidance on talking with children and youth when scary things happen.