SDE: Newtown

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Sandy Hook One Year Anniversary Guidance [PDF]

Written Materials

  1. The Connecticut Commission on Children has posted a helpful compendium of resources for parents and educators.  This is available at  “Helping Children and Adults Cope with Events like the Newtown Shootings,” a guide by Dr. David Schonfeld, is one of the guides available on this site.
  1. National Association of School Psychologists, “Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers.” .
  1. After a Loved One Dies – How Children Grieve is a guide for adults supporting grieving children by Dr. David Schonfeld and Marcia Quackenbush. This document is available in both English and Spanish.

        — After a Loved One Dies – How Children Grieve [PDF] Spanish [PDF]

  2. Resources Addressing Trauma, Violence, Grief, and Loss is a compendium produced by CSDE staff. Please consult this document for links to additional resources.   
        — Resources Addressing Trauma, Violence, Grief and Loss [PDF]
  1. United Way of Connecticut’s 2-1-1 services are accessible at

  2. Guidance for Families on Addressing the Anniversary [PDF]

State Department of Education Resources

For additional information or if you have any questions please contact Scott Newgass at (860) 807-2044.

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