Resources and Links to Help in the Aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting

For anyone who works in schools or agencies or with families or may need for your own family, I am sharing these resources which maybe helpful to you in your work or needs.



Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting

Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting

Helpful Hints for School Emergency Management:

Psychological First Aid (PFA) for Students and Teachers: Listen, Protect, Connect – Model & Teach

Listen, Protect, Connect – Model and Teach

Psychological First Aid for Teacher and Students

After a Loved One Dies – how children grieve and how parents and other adults can support them

School Crisis Guide: Help and Healing in a Time of Crisis

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Ten Tips to Reduce Anxiety

1.      Acknowledge your anxiety response is not abnormal; stop dwelling on what’s wrong with you. Understand that anybody who experiences the symptoms that you have most

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5-4-3-2-1 Coping Technique

5…4…3…2…1 I want relief! There are 5 steps to take to help create progress towards finding symptom reduction and/or relief. Taking these 5 steps might

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Perspective is Everything!

I recently discovered the power of perspective and the outcome it can have on the way you think. As a therapist, who specializes in Cognitive

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