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School Shooting Resources

The following resources on School Shootings were developed by the NCTSN.

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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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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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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.

NCTSN Resource

Tip Sheet for Youth Talking to Journalists about the Shooting

Type: Tip Sheet

Offers information to youth, parents, and caregivers on how to talk with journalists after a mass violence event or shooting. This tip sheet describes a parent's and child’s rights when talking with journalists and details the signs of a good and respectful reporter.

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PFA Mobile

Type: Mobile App

Lets responders review PFA guidelines and assess their readiness to deliver PFA in the field.

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PFA Mobile: Android Version

Type: Mobile App

Lets responders review PFA guidelines and assess their readiness to deliver PFA in the field.

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) Field Operations Guide: 2nd Edition

Type: Special Resource

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.

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