TCSPP Statement Regarding Connecticut Shooting
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is deeply saddened by the recent tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Our hearts go out to the families, children, school administrators and the community who are trying to cope with this senseless tragedy. As psychologists, our role is to help prevent these acts of violence, and provide a support system to communities and families who reach out to us when they occur. As we move forward, we must all continue to work together to raise awareness of the need for increased counseling support services to families, schools and communities. TCSPP has established countless partnerships with schools and local organizations to provide our expertise and much needed services to diverse populations. Only when we are all committed to speaking out against violence and providing quality counseling support as a preventive measure, can we begin to address this issue and heal as a nation. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by this tragedy.
Read more from Dr. Michele Nealon-Woods on what more we can do to help make sense of this tragedy on The Huffington Post.
Faculty members Dr. Schreier and Dr. Shaw also offer insight on CNN and Fox News, respectively.