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U of M Extension offers resources after school violence

Media Contact: Catherine Dehdashti, U of M Extension, (612) 625-0237, ced@umn.edu

ST. PAUL, Minn. (12/18/2012) —The news of yet another tragic school shooting has affected us all. We think of the lives lost and the people touched by this violence and grief. University of Minnesota Extension has educational resources available to guide families, schools and communities as they help youth recover from school violence.

Access Extension's "Violence in Our Schools" website at www.extension.umn.edu/go/1130. Several resources are available in Spanish.

Topics include:

  • How to talk to children and teens of every age after the tragedy
  • Helping children through grief, distress and fear
  • Information for preventing school violence

For more information and educational resources for families, visit www.extension.umn.edu/family.

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