Resiliency After Violence

Usable Knowledge

It’s difficult to respond to last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, without being overwhelmed by feelings of anger, fear, and sorrow. The complex root causes of these shootings, their frequency, and the grim fatalism that surrounds the politics of guns in this country can be numbing.

But as the survivors of this most recent trauma are asserting, the status quo is unacceptable. So in the aftermath of this shooting, we’ve pulled together a collection of well-vetted, trustworthy resources to help educators and parents cope and begin to build resilience in their families and school communities.

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