Restoring a Sense of Safety in the Aftermath of a Mass Shooting: Tips for Parents and Professionals [open pdf - 162KB]
"Too often our children are exposed to violence that is both senseless and harmful. Many children, those living in close proximity to the event, and those who will learn about the event through television, social media, or newspaper coverage, will be affected and upset. The timing of this tragedy -- summer -- puts more responsibility on parents and professionals who interact with children during the summer (camp counselors, church leaders, etc) to provide a sense of safety and communication around this event."
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress: