After a School Shooting or Large Scale Tragedy

When a school shooting, natural disaster, or other large-scale tragedy occurs, it affects the entire community. Below are resources with tips on how to talk with children and teens about these events.

Resources from The Dougy Center

Donna Schuurman's Letter to Twelve-Year-Old Lily

Tips for Talking to Children About Tragic Events

Other Resources

NY Times Compilation of Teacher Resources

National Education Association

American Psychological Association

Sesame Street Support After an Emergency Toolkit