Many organizations have developed resources to help schools, parents and students dealing with the emotional trauma of violent events and who are seeking information on how to create safe school environments. Below is a list of resources that we hope will be helpful.
After a School Tragedy// Readiness, Response, Recovery & Resources
Developed by the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, this publication is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence and trauma.
Colorado School Safety Resource Center
Resources, toolkits and support for creating safe, positive and successful school environments for Colorado students.
- Talking to Children About School Safety (PDF)
- The Role for Caring Adults after a School or Community Tragedy (PDF)
Safe To Tell
Safe2Tell is an anonymous tip line that can get help to students and schools immediately.
Safety and Security information
Information to promote a safe and secure environment for students and school staff. Includes virtual toolkits, guides of operations and planning advice.
Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers
Tips from The National Association of School Psychologists for helping students deal with violence and tragic events.
Youth Violence Prevention
Bullying prevention and violence prevention resources.
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