Resources for Understanding Trauma and Grief in an Educational Setting
Grief and Trauma
12 Ways to Help Understand Grief & Loss
A printable PDF of helpful tips for helping students deal with grief and loss.
Grief in the Classroom
A printable PDF article that includes tips, information and other links for resources about helping students deal with grief while in a classroom setting.
Grief Issues at School
A printable PDF about identifying common signs of greif in children and adolescents with ways to help them.
Greif & Loss: What can I do? What can I say?
A printable PDF about how to respond better to students who are greiving and dealing with loss.
Trauma & the Grieving Process
A printable PDF article that describes how trauma affects the grieving process.
A link to a page on The National Child Traumatic Stress Network website that details Trauma Types.
Talking to Children About Tragedies and Other News Events
Link to an article on the healthychildren.org website that gives pointers on how to talk to children about tragedies and other news events.
Talking to Children About War
A printable PDF article from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network about how to talk to children about war.
Explaining the News to Our Kids
Link to an article from the Common Sense Media website that offers information on how to explain the news to our kids.
What to Say to Kids When the News Is Scary
Link to an article from the NPR.org website about what to say to kids when the news is scary.