Talking to Children About Violence
In light of recent events, these resources emphasize the importance that young children need to know that the adults in their schools are working hard to make sure they are safe. Students may not feel safe unless they are explicitly told that adults are working to ensure their safety. Media coverage should be limited, especially with vulnerable populations. A consistent message is needed emphasizing their safety in school is paramount.
(Click on each image to print or download full documents from the
National Association of School Psychologists and the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement)