LOSS AND THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY

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Download the PDF here.

Guide includes information on:

  • School Crisis Team Interventions: what to do right away
  • Notification: get the word out
  • Support Services at School: crisis and grief counseling
  • Impact on Learning: academic support and changes in learning
  • Communication and Outreach: media attention and student protection
  • Special Circumstances: cause of death and liabilities

Visit www.cincinnatichildrens.org/school-crisis for more information.
Source: National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

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Excerpts from The Grieving Student, A Teacher's Guide, by David Schonfeld and Marcia Quakenbush

Goals of Support
Preparing a school crisis plan, responding to a death, and school community goals.

Making Sure All Students Are Informed

How to share the news with students, reactions to except, and how to provide support.

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Notify parents, students, and staff of a recent loss with this helpful template.
Download Sample Letter here.

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