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Bereavement and Crises Resources

Handouts:

Tips about Supporting Children’s Grief for Adults (Boston Medical Center)
Guidelines for Responding to the Death of a Student or School Staff (National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement)
Identifying Severely Traumatized Children – Tips for Parents and Educators (National Association of School Psychologists)
Helpful Hints for School Emergency Management: Psychological First Aid (PFA) for Students and Teachers (U.S. Department of Education Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools)
Listen, Protect, Connect – Model and Teach: Psychological First Aid for Teacher and Students (Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA))

Outside Resources:

Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting (American Psychological Association)
Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting (American Psychological Association)
School Crisis Guide: Help and Healing in a Time of Crisis (National Education Association Health Information Network)
Coping with Tragedy (California Department of Education)
Talking with Kids About News (PBS)

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