Support for children affected by the Oct. 1 shooting

A display honors the 58 victims of the Route 91 mass shooting near the “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign on Las Vegas Boulevard South Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.
Photo: Steve Marcus

Clark County, Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, the Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and more community partners will host two free workshops dedicated to helping support children who were affected by the Oct. 1 shooting.

Dr. David Schonfeld, a developmental behavioral pediatrician and director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement based at the University of Southern California, will host the workshops Sept. 27. Schonfeld will discuss how the one-year anniversary may retraumatize children and how to prepare them for memorial events should they decide to participate.

• Morning session, 10 a.m.-noon at the Commission Chambers at the Clark County Government Center, 500 Grand Central Parkway.

• Evening session, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at New York Life Insurance company office, 6325 S. Rainbow Blvd. Suite 400. 

Guests are encouraged to RSVP. Seating is limited.

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