Crisis, Trauma and Bereavement

Crisis/Trauma, Disaster and Bereavement

American School Counselors Association- Includes talking points and links to additional resources.

American Psychiatric Nurses Association -Resources dedicated to dealing with traumatic events that may be of benefit to you and schools.

Center for School Mental Health (University of Maryland)-Resources and links on mental health support for those experiencing disaster trauma.

National Association of School Psychologists -Resources to promote the ability of children and youth to cope with traumatic or unsettling events.

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement- Trauma and bereavement support services within school settings to help students, staff and families. Provides resources, training materials, consultation assistance for schools.

Download NEA's School Crisis Guide

NEA Healthy Futures School Crisis Guide-Step-by-step resource created by educators for educators school district administrators, and principals to keep schools safe — before, during and after a crisis.

Quick Find Clearing House of Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Response Information-Resources for crisis planning, training staff, school-based crisis teams. Contains handouts for staff, students and parents on grief, violence, stress and assisting students with traumatic loss.

SAMSHA Coping with Traumatic Events-Multiple resources on behavioral health issues related to disaster for children, youth and first responders.

See also Suicide and Mental Health