Death and School Crisis

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The death of a student or school staff member can have a profound effect on the entire school community, with virtually everyone impacted to some degree. This module emphasizes the importance of prior planning to meet the bereavement needs in the context of a crisis, practical considerations in notifying the school community about the death, and strategies for identifying the students and staff most likely to need additional support. The importance of ongoing support for both students and staff is emphasized.