Tools and training for rebuilding youth ministry after trauma
Online Tools & Resources for Caring for Children and Youth
Children Disaster Services – Church of the Brethren
Online Tools & Resources
Care for Children after Trauma Training Manual – Care Corps
Caring for Kids After Trauma, Disaster and Death: A Guide for Parents and Professionals – The NYU Child Study Center
Explaining Suicide – The Sharing Place
Forum for Kids to Discuss Disaster Experience & Become Educated after Fires – Disasterkids4kids.com
Guided Activity Workbooks – Children's Psychological Health Center
Talking to Children about Death – The Sharing Place
How to Talk to Children about Community Tragedies – Reformed Judaism
KidzMatter – Christian-based tools for building/rebuilding Children and Family Ministry
Ministering to Children after a Disaster Grades K-5 – Episcopal Relief & Development
Ministering to Youth After a Disaster Grades 6-8 – Episcopal Relief & Development
Ministering to Teens After a Disaster Grades 9-12 – Episcopal Relief & Development
Tips for Parents in Helping Children & Youth Cope – Episcopal Relief & Development
Together We Triumph: Youth Response to Disaster (Leader's Manual) – Joint Task Force of United Methodists & PCUSA
Spiritual Care in Disaster Response for Church, for Families, for Children – United Methodist Committee on Relief
Strategies for Pastors Concerning Children's Messages for the Sunday after a Shooting – Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PCUSA)
Moore-Orbih, Rev. Dr. Aleese. 2010. "What about the Children?" FaithTrust Institute.
Rogers, Fred. 1986. "Disasters: When Children Face Tragedy", syndicated article.
Schonfeld, David J. and Thomas Demaria. 2015. "Providing Psychosocial Support to Children and Families in the Aftermath of Disasters and Crises," American Academy of Pediatrics, Vol 136, No 4, October.
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