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NCTSN Resources

All NCTSN resources on Terrorism and Violence are available here.

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For Teens: Coping After Mass Violence

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers information for teens about common reactions to mass violence, as well as tips for taking care of themselves and connecting with others.

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College Students: Coping After the Recent Shooting

Type: Fact Sheet

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. 

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Creating School Active Shooter/Intruder Drills

Type: Fact Sheet

Provides information to schools about how to create a trauma-informed active shooter/intruder drill. This fact sheet outlines the steps to take before, during, and after for students, school staff, and parents.

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Family Preparedness Wallet Card

Type: Special Resource

Allows families to list important telephone numbers and other information that could be useful in the case of an emergency. Each member of the family should carry these cards with them at all times in case an event occurs and all family members are not together.

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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.

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) Wallet Card

Type: Special Resource

Summarizes the Psychological First Aid (PFA) eight core actions. This card is a quick reminder of the eight core actions involved in Psychological First Aid.

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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.

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