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Safe2TellSafe 2 Tell provides young people a way to report any threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a ay that keeps them safe and anonymous.
Child Trauma AcademyOffers a variety of articles, research, materials, and courses, including Surviving Childhood: An Introduction to the Impact of Trauma.
Coping with Traumatic EventsCoping with Traumatic Events
How Schools Can Help Students Recover from Traumatic ExperiencesA Tool Kit for Supporting Long-Term Recovery: reviews programs and resources for helping students recover from disaster.
I Love U Guys FoundationStarted by John-Michael Keyes and Ellen Stoddard-Keyes after the death of their daughter in a school shooting, provides training guides for students and staff with protocols to facilitate responding to crisis in a school and reuniting families afterward.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network Provides an extensive array of information on multiple types of trauma, its effects, and toolkits, including The Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators.
Psychological Trauma of Crime VictimizationPsychological Trauma of Crime Victimization
Resilience in Children and TeensA Guide for Parents and Teachers: a publication of the American Psychological Association, includes valuable suggestions for assisting children in building resilience.
Resources to Help Students, Schools Cope With ViolenceA blog on the Education Week website, provides links to a variety of books and other resources for educators helping students
School Crisis Guide: Help and Healing in a Time of CrisisFrom the National Education Association Health Information Network, offers health and safety information, tip sheets, tools, and templates to assist school leaders before, during, and after a crisis.
School-Based Mental Health: An Empirical Guide for Decision-Makers Gives practical information and advice for developing and implementing effective mental health services in the school setting. From the University of South Florida, Research and Training Center for Children’s Health
Teen Action Toolkit: Building a Youth-led Response to Teen VictimizationTeen Action Toolkit: Building a Youth-led Response to Teen Victimization
Helping Children Cope with Disaster Is one of the materials and resources on disaster preparedness and recovery provided by the American Red Cross.
Tips for Helping Students Recovering from Traumatic EventsPublished by the U.S. Department of Education, includes practical information for educators and parents helping those exposed to a traumatic event.
U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Is a source for many useful tools and services to assist in preparation for and recovery from crisis, including Recovering from Disaster.
School Safety and Suicide prevention American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Provides materials to help educators understand and recognize suicidal behavior and to meet the needs of students struggling to cope with life events. In addition to resources on prevention, After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools offers guidance for schools in the aftermath of a suicide or other death among the school community.
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Suicide in College and University Settings Settings is available through the Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s searchable database of resources on suicide, suicide prevention, and mental health materials.
Role of Mental Health Services in Promoting Safe and Secure Schools Role of Mental Health Services in Promoting Safe and Secure Schools