Responding to Shootings and Mass Violence

(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Mother talking to daughter

How to Help Children Cope

 

 

 

 


A National Tragedy:  Helping Children Cope   National Association of School Psychologists

Caring for Kids After a School Shooting  short video by Paramjit Joshi, MD,  chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.  The Child Mind Institute

Coping with Violence and Traumatic Events:  Coping with Mass Violence & Shootings     Numerous resources.     Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Guidelines for Talking to Children About Terrorist Attacks and School & Community Shootings in the News     (2 pages) Source: National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters:  What (Educators &) Community Members Can Do   National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting  American Psychological Association

How NOT to Talk With Children About the Newtown Shooting  By KJ DELL’ANTONIA,  December 17, 2012 The New York Times

In the Aftermath of a Shooting:  Help your children manage distress  American Psychological Association

Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth after the Recent Shooting    National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Psychological Impact of the Recent Shooting   National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Talking to Children about Community Violence   ABC News,  By David Fassler, M.D.

Talking to Children about the Shooting  National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Talking to Children about School Shootings   American Psychological Association

Talking to Children About a Shooting     Mass General Hospital for Children

Tips for Talking to Children About the Shooting.   New York Times article by Robert Abramovitz, MD.

Talking to Children About Violence   National Association of School Psychologists

Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parent & Teachers   National Association of School Psychologists

Talking to Kids About Tragedies (Such as Shootings and Terror Attacks) in the News  “This guide offers insight and suggestions for how to handle talking to children in relation to tragic events, such as shootings and terrorist attacks, that they are likely to hear about at school and/or on the news.”   Source:  National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement,  USC

Tips for Adults on How to  Talk with  Children about Connecticut School Shooting  National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at Cincinnati Children'[s Hospital Medical Center

Tips for Talking to Children About the Shooting.   New York Times article by Robert Abramovitz, MD.


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