ERIC Number: ED501424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
School Helping Students Deal with Loss
Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA
In the aftermath of a natural disaster, schools may need to plan to address the suffering and loss of many. These Guidance Notes discuss five areas in which schools can help students cope with loss: (1) Fostering Resiliency; (2) Facilitating and Fostering Social Ties and Resources; (3) Stages of Grieving; (4) Helping Students Deal with Loss; and (5) Helping Bereaved Students Return to School.
Descriptors: Grief, Coping, Natural Disasters, Crisis Management, Mental Health, Helping Relationship, Social Networks, Social Capital, Self Efficacy, Positive Reinforcement
Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA. Department of Psychology, Franz Hall, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563. Tel: 310-825-3634; Fax: 310-206-8716; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Adolescent Health (DHHS/PHS); Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Mental Health in Schools