Here you can find a list of resources, research articles, trainings, and more on how to help children and their families cope after a school shooting.
- Volunteer Opportunities in Disaster Emotional Care
- School Shooting Resources from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
- Science About Mass Violence from the National Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center
- Restoring a Sense of Well-Being in Children After a Disaster from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
- Zhang, Y., Shah, D., Foley, J., Abhishek, A., Lukito, J., Suk, J., … & Garlough, C. (2019). Whose lives matter? Mass shootings and social media discourses of sympathy and policy, 2012–2014. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 24(4), 182-202.
- Bharadwaj, P., Bhuller, M., Løken, K. V., & Wentzel, M. (2021). Surviving a mass shooting. Journal of Public Economics, 201, 104469.
- Lowe, S. R., & Galea, S. (2017). The mental health consequences of mass shootings. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 18(1), 62-82.
- Cook, P. J., & Ludwig, J. (2002). The costs of gun violence against children. The Future of Children, 87-99.
- Wike, T. L., & Fraser, M. W. (2009). School shootings: Making sense of the senseless. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 14(3), 162-169.
- Kar, N. (2009). Psychological impact of disasters on children: review of assessment and interventions. World journal of pediatrics, 5(1), 5-11.
- Molina, O., Yegidis, B., & Jacinto, G. (2019). The Pulse Nightclub mass shooting and factors affecting community resilience following the terrorist attack. Best Practices in Mental Health, 15(2), 1-15.
- Chrisman, A. K., & Dougherty, J. G. (2014). Mass trauma: Disasters, terrorism, and war. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics, 23(2), 257-279.
- Vito, C., Admire, A., & Hughes, E. (2018). Masculinity, aggrieved entitlement, and violence: Considering the Isla Vista mass shooting. Norma, 13(2), 86-102.
- Jipguep, M. C., & Sanders-Phillips, K. (2003). The Context of Violence for Children of Color: Violence in the Community and in the Media. Journal of Negro Education, 379-395.
- Clark, A., & Stancanelli, E. (2017). Americans’ Responses to Terrorism and Mass-Shooting: Evidence from the American Time Use Survey and Well-Being Module (No. 26). GLO Discussion Paper.