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Crisis Management Toolkit - Fear & Anxiety

Each child responds differently to crisis depending on his or her understanding and maturity.  Crisis can create a great deal of fear and anxiety in children of all ages.   The following are resources about helping children deal with fear and anxiety.


Helping Children Cope with Tragedy Related Anxiety
Tips for parents from Mental Health America.
Managing Anxiety in Times of Crisis
Articles from the Mental Health section of
Available Documents:
DoDEA Crisis Management Guide
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Crisis Management Guide is a resource designed to assist school administrators and other personnel in understanding effective crisis management procedures and the role of the crisis management team. A major focus of the guide is on Incident Response Planning.
Psychological First Aid for Schools
When bad things happen children and adolescents are the most vulnerable victims