Letter to Parents

Below are resources that you may find helpful on how to reinforce safety for your students and how to communicate about this tragedy in an age-appropriate context: 


·         Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth After the Recent Shooting (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network – English/Spanish)   

·         Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers (National Association of School Psychologists – English/Spanish)   

·         Helping Children Cope with Frightening News (Child Mind Institute – English/Spanish) 

·         Coping in the Aftermath of a Shooting (American Counseling Association)   

·         Trauma and Disaster Mental Health (American Counseling Association) 

·         Teaching in the Wake of Violence (Facing History and Ourselves)