It is critical for staff to know how to support families during all kinds of emergencies. This section features information for staff and tip sheets, guides, and other resources for staff to share with families to better prepare them for emergencies.
What can you do to support families faced with violence in their communities? The Effects of Violence on Mental Health examines the impact of community violence and other types of violence on children. If you need information to share with parents about how to protect themselves in extremely hot or cold weather, Extreme Heat and Winter Weather has tips on preparing for winter weather and heat emergencies. Hazardous Chemicals offers important information about how to poison proof your home and what to do before, during, and after a chemical emergency. Check out the other important topics addressed in this section.