When external violence invades the school, the community loses that safe sanctuary for learning and camaraderie.
In addition, a school shooting has impact beyond the schools and those attending or working there.
Regardless of whether a shooting occurs in a community with high crime and violence or in a community that is historically safe and stable, school shootings have lasting ramifications for each family and also impact relationships among community members including parents, the school, law enforcement and local government.
This section provides you with basic facts, describes the complex set of factors that commonly contribute to mass shootings, and suggests ways to address them in the United States-- with a goal that we all work together to develop and implement comprehensive effective strategies that will reduce the toll of these tragic events.
Psychological first aid for schools: Field operations guide, 2nd Edition.
The impact upon children of leaving We should also remember that children face significant losses for example their home, their school, their dad (or father-figure), their own room, their friends and their processions.Los Angeles: National Child Traumatic Stress Network.Historically, YRBS and other studies have gathered data on lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth but have not included questions about transgender and questioning/queer youth.This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples and does not require sexual intimacy. Programs that teach young people skills for dating can prevent violence.These programs can stop violence in dating relationships before it occurs.