Culver City Observer -

San Bernardino School Shooting Strikes Home


April 13, 2017

In reaction to the domestic dispute that resulted in the shooting in San Bernardino on Monday CCUSD Superintendent Joshua Arnold released the following Statement along with helpful links for parents to guide their children:

Culver City Families, Any report of violence in schools is hard to understand. Especially for children. As our hearts go out to all the students, staff, and community members affected by today's tragedy at North Park Elementary School, we also want to provide our teachers and families with tools and resources to help facilitate conversations after a school shooting and gage or manage student distress. Below, please find a list of links and articles that are well-vetted and designed to assist parents and educators in moments like these. There is no excuse for violence on a school campus. And Culver City will continue to make student and staff safety our top priority above all else.American Psychological AssociationHelping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shootingU.S. Department of EducationTips for Helping Students Recovering from Traumatic EventsThe National Child Traumatic Stress NetworkChild Trauma Toolkit for EducatorsWhat can be done at school to help a traumatized child?Centers for Disease ControlCoping with a traumatic eventUniversity of ColoradoSafe Communities, Safe Schools Planning Guide

National Association of Elementary School PrincipalsSchool Safety ResourcesJoshua Arnold Superintendent, Culver City Unified


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