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NCTSN Resources

All NCTSN resources on Terrorism and Violence are available here.

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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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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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