Emergency Recovery

The following resources help schools in emergency recovery efforts.

Memorial Activities Related to War, Terrorism, or Other Large-Scale Trauma Suggestions for Schools (PDF)
This document was created by National Association of School Psychologist. It is a guide to help schools plan for school memorial activities after or during large scale trauma events.

Missing Children: Getting Home After Disaster Strikes (PDF)
This newsletter is developed by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools. This issue, written after the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, focuses on reunification of parent/guardian and child after a disaster of this proportion.

Helping Children Cope with Terrorism: A Guide for Educators and Parent (Word)
Published by the Anti-Defamation League, this document was developed after the 9/11 tragedy, for parents and educators who need assistance helping children heal after a terrorist event.

Helping Children Cope in Unsettling Times: Tips for Parents and Teachers (PDF)
This document was developed by the National Association of School Psychologists. It is intended to help adults make children feel safe in critical circumstances.


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