Catastrophic Mass Violence Resources
Disaster Trauma Committee Chair, Madelyn Miller, PhD, LCSW, shared the following resources with NASW-NYC to assist social workers after the tragedy in Newtown, CT.
Social Workers, please visit http://www.helpstartshere.org/mind-and-spirit/grief-and-loss for information on how to deal with tragedy.
From the NJ Chapter of NASW: Disaster Mental Health: Opportunities for Social Work Involvement
The following link is to a piece on our blog by Professor Anne Conway: http://naswnyc.wordpress.com/2012/12/20/newtown-tragedy-recommendations-for-coping-with-the-psychological-aftermath/
The following link has been identified as being a very helpful resource:
Connecticut Commission on Children
Click here for a link to the NASW Connecticut Chapter website.
The following links are from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The following link is from the American Psychological Association
Reacting to the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting
If you have other resources you would like to share, please email us.