this resource list updated to reflect APOST’s News You Can Use article about the Tree of Life Shooting, 11/7/18
Below is a list of select resources created to help educators approach trauma with children & youth, as well as how you can support local efforts related to Justice for Antwon Jr. We also have enlisted the support of a few volunteer licensed professionals that can come out to your program should your participants need additional support. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be connected.
Trauma: Foster Ed.
Nadine Burke Harris, How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
Killings Strain Mental Health of Entire Black Community, Study Finds
Trauma Informed Care and Why it Matters
Trauma Informed Care Project
10 Key Ingredients for Trauma Informed Care
WNY Behavior Toolbox: Trauma Informed Care
Resources for Talking with Children & Youth about Trauma & Race
Advice from Dr. G on how to talk to your kids about the mass shooting in Pittsburgh
Edutopia, Resources for Responding to Trauma and Tragedy
The Child Mind Institute, Multi language resources for addressing trauma
Teaching Tolerance, Don’t Say Nothing
Oakland Public Library, Taking to Kids About Racism and Justice: A list for parents, caregivers and educators
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility, Teaching about Controversial or Difficult Issues
Zinn Education Project, Teaching a People’s History
How to Talk to Children about Difficult News
How Social Workers Improve the Relationship between Police and Communities
How You Can Support Tree of Life and Pittsburgh’s Jewish Community
If you are looking for a way to help the families impacted and the Jewish community in Pittsburgh please consider donating to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh’s Our Victims of Terror Fund. The United Way of Southwestern PA will be able to match up to $100,000.00 in donated support for this fund.