Crisis Bereavement Resources

School Crisis Guide
The National Education Association (NEA) and the National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) developed this easy-to-use crisis guide for schools and districts.

Tips for Talking to Children and Youth after Traumatic Events - A Guide for Parents and Educators. Click Here to download.

The National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement provides guidance for you and your child’s school to understand and meet the needs of your child and family.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network provides information for parents, school and mental health professionals to address the needs of traumatized children, their families and communities.

US Department of Education - Practical Information on Crisis Planning. Click Here for the Complete Crisis Planning Guide for Schools and Communities to provide schools, districts, and communities with the critical concepts and components of good crisis planning.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information about health and safety issues including school violence, emergency preparedness, suicide, disease prevention and healthy living.

After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) produced this toolkit to assist schools in the aftermath of a suicide (or other death) in the school community.

The Office of Preparedness and Emergency Operation (OPEO) is responsible for developing operational plans, analytical products, and training exercises to ensure the preparedness of the Office, the Department, the Federal Government and the public to respond to and recover from domestic and international public health and medical threats and emergencies.