Crisis events outside our schools
There are crisis events that happen in another part of town, in another community, or even outside of Kansas or the United States. Whether it's a school shooting, natural disaster or other major event, these tragedies can have a profound effect on children, teenagers and their families. Parents play a critical role in helping children and teenagers to process these traumatic events in a way that is healthy and productive. Here are some valuable resources to help your child deal with trauma, including tragedies that are being reported in the news.
- Coping with a violent national tragedy
- Tips for talking to children and youth after traumatic events: A guide for parents and educators
- Parent guides with specific reactions, responses and examples of things to do and say following a disaster: