ERIC Number: ED389977
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
When Grief Visits School: Organizing a Successful Response. A Resource for Administrators, Counselors, and Other Staff.
Each week the equivalent of fifty 48-passenger bus loads of students do not return to school because they have died. Created to foster successful responses to crisis situations, this book serves as a step by step reference guide for school administrators, counselors, and other faculty. Techniques are presented for dealing with: (1) murders; (2) suicide; (3) accidents; (4) terminal illness; and (5) loss of personal safety due to school hostage situations, fire, or natural disaster. A sample crisis response manual as well as sample crisis events are provided in the document. Suggestions are provided for: (1) selecting a crisis response team; (2) developing an effective crisis plan; (3) dealing with the media; (4) organizing effective meetings under pressure; and (5) appropriate follow up. Contains 27 references. (SR)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Crisis Intervention, Grief, Intervention, Resources, School Counseling, Stress Variables, Suicide
Educational Media Corporation, PO Box 21311, Minneapolis, MN 55421-0311 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A