As news unfolds of another shooting, our Board of Directors and staff add our support for those affected in Santa Fe, Texas, their families, and our first responders – including our Texas MFTs – who are facing this tragedy head on.
Acts of violence like this create a lasting, systemic impact on children, families and communities. Many may struggle with processing these events or explaining the news to their children. The resources below have been created by member MFTs or compiled by AAMFT to help support this process.
- Tips for Parenting During Times of Crisis
- Spinning Fear
- Fear and the Family
- The Neuroscience of Fear
- Put the Oxygen Mask on Yourself First- Self Care when Working with the Traumatized
Many helping professionals and MFTs in affected areas are offering support or volunteering free or low-cost services to those in the Galveston County community who are struggling. We will add resources as more information becomes available. To find a therapist, you can utilize our directory here: Find a Therapist.