The SBDI Toolkit provides a step-by-step guide for implementing prevention strategies and action steps that schools can implement to effectively prevent and manage emotional-behavioral crises among students.
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Parents and school personnel can help children feel safe by establishing a sense of normalcy and security and talking with them about their fears after acts of violence, particularly in schools.
Lessons learned from school emergencies highlight the importance of preparing school officials and first responders to implement emergency operations plans.
Mass violence events expose survivors and witnesses to trauma, whether they experience the event in person, within the community, or through the media.
Trauma can occur to children and youth as a result of violence, abuse, neglect, loss, and other emotionally harmful experiences.