Included are many vital resources and sample materials, such as safety checklists, sample letters, assessment tests, and guides for parents and faculty.
This book discusses steps helping professionals should take in order to prepare for a crisis in their schools and community. The author introduces a Crisis Management Plan, which discusses ways to restore a school/community to its pre-crisis equilibrium. The author also includes information on how schools should talk to media personnel and parents in times of a crisis, checklists, assessment instruments, and sample documentation forms that can be used in times of a crisis.
Preface1. A Glimpse of Terrorist Acts: Both International and Domestic2. Crisis, Critical Incidents, Disasters and Terrorism: Fundamental Emotional Reactions from a Developmental Perspective3. Crisis Intervention/Crisis Management: First Response Procedures4. Critical Incidents and First Response Procedures5. Disaster Response Procedures6. Strategies for the Resolution of Grief and Loss7. Debriefing Survivors Following a Crisis, Disaster or Critical Incident8. Activities for Children and Adolescents to Process Grief9. Sample Policies to Prevent Legal Liabilities, Assessments and Screening Instruments10. Compassion Fatigue