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Parent & Community Resource Page
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To help our parents and community wrestle with the many emotions and questions stemming from student/parent/staff deaths and school violence incidents, we offer the below resources for social and emotional support to those who need assistance with processing, understanding, and coping with tragedy and/or grief.

We will add to this list as more resources are identified, so check back often.

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In hopes of helping families and communities cope with such tragic events, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) has the following resources available:

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National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Age-Related Reactions To A Traumatic Event
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PBS has an article with flexible suggestions for answering kids' questions about the news
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PBS Parents: Helping Children with Scary News
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Tips for Talking to Children About Difficult News - American Psychological Association: http://www.apa.org/topics/violence/school-shooting.aspx
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American Psychological Association: Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting
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The Child Mind Institute: Caring for Kids After a School Shooting
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National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement: Parent Tips for Connecticut School Shooting
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Mental Health America: Helping Children Cope with Tragedy Related Anxiety
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Fred Rogers talks about Tragic Events in the News
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has tips for students, schools, adults, families, responders and health professionals in dealing with tragedies at http://www.samhsa.gov/trauma/

SAMSA's Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Information about coping with a traumatic event

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National Association of School Pyschologists: Talking to Children About Violence - Tips for Parents and Teachers - English - Spanish - Portuguese
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The U.S. Department of Education: Resources for Parents following Traumatic Events
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The New York Times: Tips for Talking to Children About the Shooting
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iVillage video: Connecticut School Shooting – How to Talk to Kids About the Tragedy
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