ERIC Number: EJ1036204
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
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Do It Now: Short-Term Responses to Traumatic Events
Demaria, Thomas; Schonfeld, David J.
Phi Delta Kappan, v95 n4 p13-17 Dec 2013-Jan 2014
Traumatic crises can have a lifelong effect. The majority of children, however, will not develop lasting problems following a crisis. The immediate goal of the school is to minimize the negative impact, support coping, accelerate adjustment, and instill confidence in students that school staff is available to address their needs. Support and assistance provided by school personnel can accelerate the natural recovery process and minimize the distress experienced by students.
Descriptors: Trauma, Coping, Crisis Management, Crisis Intervention, School Safety, Student Adjustment, Teacher Role, Mental Health Programs, Administrator Role, Community Support, Partnerships in Education, Shared Resources and Services, Student Reaction, Elementary Secondary Education, Violence
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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