7 actions you can take to address fears about school shootings and lockdown drills in ways that create emotional safety for children. Addressing questions like: What is the best way to protect our kids from school shootings? How can we keep them emotionally safe in the face of news about kids getting killed at school and about bomb and shooting threats at schools? How can we explain to them about lockdown drills?
Worried parent’s question: “What if I’m supervising kids on the schoolyard and someone starts shooting at the kids?”
In an active shooting event, most of the time, if possible, the safest thing to do is to get children and yourself away from the attacker and to a safer place.