ERIC Number: EJ670725
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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School Mental Health's Response to Terrorism and Disaster.
Weist, Mark D.; Sander, Mark A.; Lever, Nancy A.; Rosner, Leah E.; Pruitt, David B.; Lowie, Jennifer Axelrod; Hill, Susan; Lombardo, Sylvie; Christodulu, Kristin V.
Journal of School Violence, v1 n4 p5-31 2002
Explores the response of school mental health to terrorism and disaster, reviewing literature on child and adult reactions to trauma, discussing the development of crisis response teams, and presenting strategies for schools to respond to crises and disaster. One elementary school's experiences in response to the September 11th attacks are presented, noting challenges facing school mental health programs in improving their ability to respond to significant crises. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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