Resources for Parents

After a Loved One Dies- How Children Grieve (and how parents and other adults can support them) New York Life Foundation

Después que Muere un Ser Querido- Cómo Enfrentan el Duelo los Niños (Y cómo los padres y otros adultos los pueden apoyar) New York Life Foundation

After the Trauma:  Helping My Child Cope  UCLA Center of Mental Health in Schools

After the Trauma:  Helping My Child Cope (Spanish)     UCLA Center of Mental Health in Schools

Common Reactions After Trauma  The National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Coping with Crisis:  Helping Children with Special Needs  National Association of School Psychologists

Coping with Violence and Traumatic Events    Tips for parents in talking with their children by various age groups in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese.    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Death and Grief National Association of School Psychologists

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

Guidelines for Working with Traumatized Children  

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters:  What Parents Can Do to Help    National Institute of Mental Health

Helping Children Cope: Tips for Parents and Educators National Association of School Psychologists

Helping Children Cope with Tragedy Related Anxiety  Mental Health America

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

Identifying Seriously Traumatized Children: Tips for Parents and Educators  National Association of School Psychologists

Managing Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events: Tips for Parents and Teachers    National Association of School Psychologists

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

Strong Emotional Reactions to Traumatic Events: Tips for Parents and Teachers National Association of School Psychologists

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

Talking to Children about Death Clinical Center, NIH

Talking to Children about the Shooting  National Child Traumatic Stress Network 

Talking to Children about School Shootings   American Psychological Association

Talking to Children About Violence   National Association of School Psychologists

Talking to Children About Violence (Spanish)  National Association of School Psychologists

Talking to Children About Violence (Korean)  National Association of School Psychologists 

Tips for Supporting Children and Youth After a Crisis Event  National Association of School Psychologists

Tips for Helping PreSchool and School Children After Disasters  National Center for Child Traumatic Stress

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