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Collection on Helping Parents and Children Cope with Mass Shootings

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

This is a collection of resources dedicated to helping parents and children deal with and recover from trauma related to mass shootings.  The collection includes tips on how to deal with mass shootings for teens, school age children, and preschool children.  It also includes information on the psychological impacts of a shooting, how to help children heal after a mass shooting, how to restore a sense of safety after a mass shooting, as well as guidelines and tips for parents on journalists, media, and funeral attendance.


Tips on Dealing with Mass Shootings Schoolage Children

Tips on Dealing with Mass Shootings Preschool Children 

Tips for Parents on Media

Tips for Youth about Journalists

Talking to Children about Shootings 

Restoring a Sense of Safety After a Mass Shooting 

Psychological Impacts of Shootings 

Helping Teens after a Mass Shooting 

Helping Young Children Heal after a Mass Shooting 

Guiding Parents and Children in Attending Funeral Services after Shootings