Resource list

  1. Disaster Distress Hotline: click here
  2. Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting: click here
  3. Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting: click here
  4. Five questions on the Tucson, AZ., shootings for Psychologist Joel Dvoskin, Ph.D. [please see question 3 and response]: click here
  5. Tips for talking with and helping children/youth cope after a disaster or traumatic event – A guide for parents, caregivers, and teachers: click here
  6. Helpful hints for School Emergency Management – Psychological First Aid (PFA) for students and teachers: Listen, Protect, Connect – Model and Teach: click here
  7. Listen, Protect, Connect – Model and Teach – Psychological First Aid for Teachers and Students: click here
  8. After a loved one dies – how children grieve and how parents and other adults can support them: click here
  9. School Crisis Guide – Help and Healing in a Time of Crisis: click here
  10. Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting: click here
  11. American Counseling Association: Disaster Mental Health Resources – Facts Sheets: click here
  12. Traumatic Stress Symptoms Handout: click here
  13. Facts for Families: Children and Grief: click here
  14. The Dougy Center: How to Help a Grieving Child: click here

National Center for Crisis Management Information

  1. Practical suggestions for assisting children in the aftermath of a tragedy: click here
  2. Teacher guidelines for crisis response: click here
  3. Parent guidelines for crisis response: click here
  4. How do people respond during traumatic exposure?: click here
  5. Helpful information during and after a traumatic event: click here

American Counseling Association Information

Disaster Mental Health Resources – Facts Sheets:

  • Fact Sheet 1 – Post Trauma-Disaster Stress: click here
  • Fact Sheet 2 – Contributing Factors: click here
  • Fact Sheet 3 – Disaster and Trauma Responses of Children: click here
  • Fact Sheet 4 – Disaster and Trauma Effects on Parents: click here
  • Fact Sheet 5 – Disaster Impact Recovery Model: click here
  • Fact Sheet 6 – Suicide Assessment: click here
  • Fact Sheet 7 – Terms to Know: click here
  • Fact Sheet 8 – Personal and Pre-disposing Factors: click here
  • Fact Sheet 9 – Vicarious Trauma: click here
  • Fact Sheet 10 – 1:1 Crisis Counseling: click here
  • Fact Sheet 11 – Debriefing: click here
  • Fact Sheet 12 – Grief Reactions over the Life Span: click here
  • Fact Sheet 13 – Helping Survivors with Stress Management Skills: click here
  • Fact Sheet 14 – Home Emergency Preparation Kit: click here
  • Fact Sheet 15 – Intrusive Memories: click here
  • References: click here