2-1-1 Child Care Offers Trauma Resources for Children and Families

Date:
December, 2012
Abstract:
In response to the tragic events of December 14, 2012 in Newtown, CT, 2-1-1 Child Care has created a list of resources to support caregivers. The information is meant to help children and caregivers heal in the aftermath of a trauma.
Author:
2-1-1 Child Care

In response to Friday's tragedy in Newtown, 2-1-1 Child Care has created a list of resources to support caregivers. These resources can be found on the 2-1-1 Child Care website, www.211childcare.org and include valuable information on how to help children and caregivers heal in the aftermath of a trauma.

Dial 2-1-1, Connecticut's statewide, toll-free, 24 hour information and referral service or click here for additional mental health, emergency preparedness and grief counseling resources.

Trauma Resources for Children and Families

From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Parent Tips for Helping Preschool-Aged Children After Disasters

After the Shooting: Helping Young Children Heal

From Child Care Aware

Crisis and Disaster Resources

From the National Association for the Education of Young Children

Coping with a School Shooting

From the Early Childhood Consultation Partnership

Tips for Tots