Supporting Grieving Students and Schools Following the Coronavirus Pandemic (LS019)

Friday, February 26, 2021
12:15 PM–1:15 PM

  • PMD: 2,6

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. identify the different types of losses experienced during the coronavirus pandemic.
  2. develop strategies to support the processing of grief within the cultural framework of both school staff and students.
  3. investigate potential resiliency-building activities for students, school staff, and schools following the pandemic.

Description

Support of grieving students—including availably of school staff and student participation in bereavement activities—during the pandemic was challenging because of safety mandates including social distancing. This presentation will include case studies which illustrate the many losses suffered during the pandemic and will provide strategies which can be used to help students and staff process their emotions and build resiliency.

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Presenter(s)

Thomas DeMaria, PhD, National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement, Children's Hospital of LA

Letter to Supervisor

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Preliminary Brochure

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