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Coping Resources

Tips for Parents on Media Coverage
Created in response to the 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting, this document is a guide for parents to help their children understand media coverage of distressing events while also limiting children's exposure. Download here
Tips for Teachers and Parents following School and Community Violence
In this PowerPoint, NASP provides general tips for adults, parents, and teachers on how to help children cope with school violence. Download the PowerPoint. 
Trauma in Children and Adolescents: Information for School Clinicians
The Maryland School Mental Health Alliance created this brief for school clinicians that defines trauma, provides signs and symptoms of someone experiencing trauma, ways to help individuals cope, and special issues in working with stress in trauma survivors. Download Brief (PDF, 65 KB)