ERIC Number: ED460319
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Crisis and Loss: Information for Educators.
Canter, Andrea, Ed.
Communique, spec iss Spr 1999
Crisis intervention is a vital component of any comprehensive approach to maintaining psychological well being. An active school-based crisis intervention team can make a powerful contribution to a school's sense of community and commitment to taking care of each other. This special edition presents promising practices that may be helpful to school personnel working with students in crisis situations. This issue includes the following articles: (1) "Children Killing Children" (Kevin Dwyer); (2) "School Crisis Planning: Questions Answered" (Scott Poland); (3) "Memorials: Guidelines for Educators and Communities" (Cathy Paine); (4) "Death: Dealing with Crisis at School;" (5) "Disaster: Helping Children Cope" (Debbie Waddell, Alex Thomas); (6) "Cultural Perspectives on Trauma and Critical Response" (adapted by Kris Sieckert); (7) "Disasters: Developing a Crisis Response Plan" (Debbie Waddell, Alex Thomas); (8) "Childhood Responses to Trauma" (adapted by Ted Feinberg); (9) "Student Violence: Warning Signs;" (10) "Safe Schools Resources" (compiled by Andrea Canter); (11) "What Is a School Psychologist?" Some articles provide references and relevant resources. (MKA)
Descriptors: Coping, Crisis Intervention, Cultural Influences, Death, Elementary Secondary Education, Guns, Planning, School Personnel, School Psychologists, Violence
National Association of School Psychologists, 4340 East West Highway, Suite 402, Bethesda, MD 20814. Fax: 301-657-0275.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Psychologists, Silver Spring, MD.