Trauma, Crisis, Disaster, and Bereavement

Trauma, Crisis, Disaster, and Bereavement

American School Counselors Association resources including talking points and links for addressing crisis, trauma and bereavement. 

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.

CDC Articles About Supporting Children After Disaster (8/4/19)

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.

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.

Disaster Distress Helpline-Provides trained counselors who can provide crisis counseling, info on how to recognize distress and its effects and/or referrals to local crisis call centers. Open 24 hours, every day of the year, call 1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746.

Page updated 3/6/20