CDS Forms - workshop forms, volunteer forms, response forms


Resources about children and disaster

file type File CDS: Trauma: Helping Your Child Cope (33 KB)

file type File CDS: Trauma: Ayudando a su nino sobreponerse (Espanol) (32 KB)

file type File CDS: Caring for Your Children in the Aftermath of Disaster (116 KB)
Abstract. Peek, Lori, Jeannette Sutton, Judy Gump (2008). Children, Youth, and Environments 18(1): 408-421.


Children's Disaster Services YouTube channel

Children's Disaster Services (DVD) - 8 minutes.
An overview of the CDS program and how children benefit from this unique ministry.

Publications and News

"Volunteers help give children reassurance at Monmouth Park shelter" (Asbury Park Press, 11/18/2012)

USA Today quotes CDS (11/16/2012)

"Children's Disaster Services is the best..." (Canton Patch, 8/24/2012)

WHSV news story on CDS volunteers in Joplin, Missouri (5/22/2012)

Read Herald-Review report on CDS (2/25/2012) 

Read a San Gabriel Tribune story about CDS workshops (2/22/2012) 

Read a journal article on CDS (PDF, see pages 2-4).