The Terrorism and Disaster Center for Child and Family Resilience has collected the following resources to guide parents, caregivers, teachers, professionals and other adults in how to assist children and families when a critical incident impacts their school.
Last Updated: 11/7/2018
Guides & Other Links:
Keeping Our Students Safe: How to Prepare for and Prevent Violent Situations at School: This guide, developed by the Community for Accredited Online Schools, provides concrete, practical advice for schools, parents and students to prepare their schools for critical incidents in the school setting.
Resources for Educators:
Resources for Parents:
Talking to Your Kids:
Help Kids Cope App- National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) app designed to "help parents talk to their kids about the disasters they may face and know how best to support them throughout—whether sheltering-in-place at home, evacuating to a designated shelter, or helping your family heal after reuniting."
Active Shooter Incidents: