Resources for Supporting Youth
After A Tragedy
Like you, our hearts are shattered by the news of the senseless tragedy that occurred at Robb Elementary School. We recognize the confusion, fear and anxiety children must be experiencing right now.
The following resources may be used to facilitate conversations within your communities.
Following a traumatic event, it is important to provide children with supportive spaces to express their feelings and ask questions. By creating this space, we assure children that they are not alone and help restore a sense of safety in their everyday lives.
- Nine Tips for Talking to Kids about Trauma | Greater Good Magazine
- Returning to School After a Crisis: A Guide to Addressing Traumatic Events at School | National Center for School Safety
- Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers | National Association of School Psychologists – Available in 10 languages including Spanish.