Resource List

  1. Disaster Distress Hotline: click here
  2. Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting: click here
  3. Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting: click here
  4. Five questions on the Tucson, AZ., shootings for Psychologist Joel Dvoskin, Ph.D. [please see question 3 and response]: click here
  5. Tips for talking with and helping children/youth cope after a disaster or traumatic event - A guide for parents, caregivers, and teachers: click here
  6. Helpful hints for School Emergency Management - Psychological First Aid (PFA) for students and teachers: Listen, Protect, Connect -Model and Teach: click here
  7. Listen, Protect, Connect - Model and Teach - Psychological First Aid for Teachers and Students: click here
  8. After a loved one dies - how children grieve and how parents and other adults can support them: click here
  9. School Crisis Guide - Help and Healing in a Time of Crisis: click here
  10. American Counseling Association: Disaster Mental Health Resources - Facts Sheets: click here
  11. Traumatic Stress Symptoms Handout: click here
  12. Facts for Families: Children and Grief: click here
  13. The Dougy Center: How to Help a Grieving Child: click here
  14. SAMHSA-Intervention Summary: Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing: click here
  15. Tamara Rounds MSW, and Kelly O'horo, LPC speaking at Arizona State University regarding their roles at AzTRN and Trauma, EMDR, and PTSD: click here [video]
  16. Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors TAPS: TAPS is the national organization providing comfort and care for the families of America's fallen heroes. TAPS provides help, hope, and healing through ongoing peer-based emotional support, regional and national events, casework assistance, a 24/7 National Military Helpline, and connections to grief and trauma resources. click here for the TAPS website (www.taps.org)

National Center for Crisis Management Information

  1. Practical suggestions for assisting children in the aftermath of a tragedy: click here
  2. Teacher guidelines for crisis response: click here
  3. Parent guidelines for crisis response: click here
  4. How do people respond during traumatic exposure?: click here
  5. Helpful information during and after a traumatic event: click here

American Counseling Association Information

  1. Disaster Mental Health Resources - Facts Sheets: