Additional Resources

Articles & Other Publications

Supporting the Grieving Child and Family

A September 2016 clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health, and Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council.

Articles & Other Publications

Book: The Grieving Student: A Teacher’s Guide

Written by David Schonfeld and Marcia Quackenbush, this practical guidebook helps teachers serve as a critical lifeline for grieving children of all ages.

Articles & Other Publications

Coping With the Death of a Student or Staff Member

Highlights the impact death can have on a school community and addresses emergency management planning, responding to a loss, and strategies for recovery. From the US Department of Education's ERCMExpress.

Articles & Other Publications

Article: Coping With Loss

Examines the critical roles principals play in establishing a school climate where students and professionals can express emotions related to difficult events. From the NAESP's Principal Magazine.

Articles & Other Publications

Article: School Crisis Response Initiative

Describes an organizational model for school preparedness, effective responses to crises, and the role training plays in supporting children after a crisis. From the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Bulletin.

Articles & Other Publications

Article: Talking With Children About Death

Advice on how nurses can assist children of all ages in dealing with the deaths of significant others or their own impending death. It also covers the supporter’s needs. From the Journal of Pediatric Healthcare.

Articles & Other Publications

Book: How to Prepare for and Respond to a Crisis

Steps and guidance to prepare your school and school crisis team for any crisis that touches your school.