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After the tornado: Helping young children heal - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
This tip sheet offers ways for parents to help their children heal after experiencing a tornado. It helps parents identify behaviors that may indicate trauma, and lists specific steps they can use to promote healing.
Be Red Cross ready: Taking care of your emotional health after a disaster - American Red Cross
This fact sheet explains normal reactions to a disaster, what a survivor should do to cope, and where to seek additional help if needed.
Be Red Cross ready: Tornado safety checklist - American Red Cross
This checklist offers preparedness ideas and safety concerns before, during, and after a tornado. Also available in Spanish at http://www.redcross.org/images/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m4340170_Tornado_SPN.pdf
For kids: Tornado recovery; Making things better - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
This tip sheet offers ways for children to help themselves and others recover from emotional reactions after a tornado.
For kids: Tornado response; Right after a tornado - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
This tip sheet offers children ways to cope with their feelings right after a tornado.
For teens: Tornado recovery; Making things better - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
This tip sheet offers ways for teens to help themselves and others recover from emotional reactions after a tornado.
For teens: Tornado response; Right after a tornado - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
This tip sheet offers teens ways to cope with their feelings right after a tornado.
Managing traumatic stress: After a tornado - American Psychological Association (APA)
This web page offers information for the general public on how to manage traumatic stress after a tornado.
Mass disasters, trauma, and loss - International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
This resource describes what survivors might expect after experiencing a trauma or disaster, and offers strategies to achieve the best possible recovery from disaster stress. It also identifies warning signs for when to seek professional help.
Parent guidelines for helping children after a tornado - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
This tip sheet offers parents guidance on helping their children after a tornado. It describes how tornadoes often affect families and children, common reactions children may have, and how parents can help their children. The tip sheet also provides self-care tips for parents after a tornado.
Psychological First Aid: How you can support well-being in disaster victims - Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (USUHS, CSTS)
This brief tip sheet provides an overview of Psychological First Aid (PFA), an approach to assisting disaster survivors in meeting their needs. It presents key principles of PFA and then lists dos and don'ts in keeping with the approach to help survivors to reconnect with important people in their lives, activate their resilience, and move toward greater adjustment and well-being after a disaster. Also available in Chinese at https://www.cstsonline.org/resources/resource-master-list/psychological-first-aid-chinese.
Questions to ask your children about the tornado - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (DO NOT USE; USE ENTRY WITH ACRONYM)
This fact sheet lists questions that parents can ask their children after a tornado to assess for exposure to distressing situations during and after the event. It also describes behaviors to look out for in children and ways to help them cope.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Technical Assistance Center (SAMHSA DTAC) - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS, SAMHSA)
SAMHSA DTAC supports the efforts of states, territories, tribes, and local entities to be prepared, so they are better able to deliver an effective behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse) response to disasters. SAMHSA DTAC provides guidance pertaining to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program by facilitating information exchange and knowledge brokering by connecting technical assistance requestors to their peers and experts in the field. Last, SAMHSA DTAC has useful print and electronic materials in the Resource Collection about disaster behavioral health preparedness and response.
Teacher guidelines for helping students after a tornado - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (DO NOT USE; USE ENTRY WITH ACRONYM)
This fact sheet explains the reactions children may have after a tornado and what teachers can do to help them recover from such events.
Tips for parents on media coverage of the tornadoes - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
This tip sheet provides information for parents on how to help children understand media coverage of a traumatic event such as a tornado, while limiting their exposure to distressing images.
Tornadoes - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (HHS, CDC)
This web page provides safety tips related to preparation for a tornado and actions to take after a tornado.
Tornadoes - U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS, FEMA)
Launched in 2003, Ready is a national public service advertising campaign designed to educate Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies. This section of the Ready website provides information about what to do before, during, and after a tornado.
Tornadoes and severe storms - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS, SAMHSA)
This website discusses how to stay safe before and during a tornado. It also discusses the signs of emotional distress that can be experienced after a tornado, signs of distress for first responders, and how to get professional help when needed.
Tornadoes (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) - U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC, NOAA)
The goal of this part of the Hurricane Preparedness website is to inform the public about tornadoes produced by hurricanes and provide knowledge that can be used to take action. This information can be used to save lives at work, at home, on the road, or on the water.
Tornado resources - National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
The NCTSN describes tornadoes and the effects they commonly have on children and families. This part of the NCTSN's website includes information and links to resources about how parents can help their children to cope with the effects of a tornado, as well as tips for teachers interested in helping their students with coping after a tornado.