Teacher Training Modules
This series of three modules. or an abbreviated module, in PowerPoint and video will help school staff understand the experience of the grieving student and includes information about how children understand death and express their grief; present practical suggestions about how school staff can initiate the conversation and offer support to the grieving student; and offer practical guidance about how to coordinate resources and manage special issues while you support the grieving child. From the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement.
Guidelines for Student Commemoration
These guidelines outline considerations and recommendations related to the reading of names at graduation ceremonies, awarding posthumous diplomas, and posting of photographs or tributes in school yearbooks of members of the school community who have died. From the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement.
Support for Military Line-of-Duty Deaths
Guidance for the support of children and family survivors of military line-of-duty deaths. Developed in collaboration with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) office, Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC), and Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS).
Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.)
Guidance for the support of children and family survivors of police line-of-duty deaths. Developed by the Coalition to Support Grieving Students and Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) organization.
Guidance on supporting students through transitions that may be tough for kids. From the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement.