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Recommended national resources and guides for talking with, and supporting your kids
This outstanding PDF from SAMHSA provides parents, caregivers and teachers tips for talking with and helping children and youth cope after a disaster or traumatic event. It is broken out in age ranges 0-5 and 6-19. Also visit this link for helpful hotlines and national resources.
The link above will take you to the NCTSN resource page providing a list of catastrophic mass violence resources.
This article from the Greater Good Science Center out of Berkeley offers nine specific tips for taking with kids about trauma.
The Anti-Defamation Leage offers "Table Talk: Family Conversations About Current Events."
Videos - focusing on hope and the helpers