Supporting the Grieving Student
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Intended Audience: Community Stakeholders, Counseling Staff, District Leaders, Elementary Teachers, High School Teachers, Librarians/Media Specialists, Mental Health and Wellbeing Specialists, Middle School Teachers, Paraprofessionals, PBIS Teams, Pupil Transportation Staff, RESA Mentors, School Leaders, School Nurses, Social Workers, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Leaders
What is the distinction between trauma and grief? Presenters identify the differences and provide practical advice on how to support grieving students. Topics include what not to say, considerations related to grief across different cultures, identifying and addressing guilt, appropriate academic accommodations, and managing grief triggers. Free resources for addressing these issues and many others from the Coalition to Support Grieving Students will be shared.
• Feel more comfortable explaining death to young children and initiating a conversation with grieving children of all ages.
• Discuss the role of guilt in impacting adjustment to a loss.
• Describe grief triggers and advise on how to minimize their impact in a school setting, as well as other academic accommodations to support grieving students.
• Know how to access free professional development resources on bereavement via www.grievingstudents.org.
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DOE Office: Whole Child Supports
Topics: Mental Health and Wellbeing, School Safety, Special Student Services, Whole Child Supports
Event Type: Recorded Webinar
Delivery Mode(s): Virtual
Webinar URL: https://url.gadoe.org/y9k5
Date Recorded: Jan 25, 2023