We Grieve for the Families and Community of Uvalde
We at the National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families mourn the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas.
Words fail us right now, but we know that every child deserves to be safe. While nothing can undo this devastating loss and the lasting impact it will have on far too many families, we will continue to work hard, every day, to provide research and resources to inform services that support the well-being of our nation’s Latino children and families.
Below, we provide resources for parents, caregivers, and educators to help children begin to heal in the wake of such traumatic events. These supports, available in both English and Spanish, were developed by national organizations including The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the American Psychological Association, and the Child Mind Institute.
Resources for Parents and Caregivers
- Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth After the Recent Shooting
- Guía Para Los Padres Para Ayudar A Los Jóvenes Después De Un Tiroteo Reciente
- Helping Teens with Traumatic Grief: Tips for Caregivers
- Ayuda Para Los Adolescentes Con Duelo Traumático
- Helping Your Children Manage Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting
- Cómo Ayudar A Sus Hijos Tras Los Tiroteos En Los Centros De Educación
- Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event
- Reacciones A Eventos Traumaticos Relacionadas Con La Edad
Resources for Educators
- Helping Youth After Community Trauma: Tips for Educators
- Ayuda Para Jóvenes Después De Un Trauma Comunitario
- Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event
- Cómo ayudar a los niños a lidiar con un evento traumático
- Quick Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Guía rápida sobre el trastorno de estrés postraumático