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Crisis Management Toolkit - Grief

A child's grief is complicated because it is linear, circular, and developmental. Children's experience of grief varies depending on the type of loss and the developmental stage of the child. The following resources may help children who are grieving due to a crisis.

Parents Guide:  Helping Children Grieve
The National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement and the New York Life Foundation have partnered to develop a booklet that provides practical advice on how parents and other adults can support grieving children
Scholastic's Children & Grief website
Learn how to best help children who might otherwise feel alone and lost as they navigate though their grief.
Sesame Street Workshop - Grief
Tips, activities and videos to help you and your child deal with difficult feels.
Webcast:  Students & Grief - How to Deal with Loss in School hosted webcast on the subject of Children and Grief.
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