Postvention standards manual: A guide for a school's response in the aftermath of a sudden death

Date: 2010
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Article/Chapter
Author:  Kerr MM, Brent DA, McKain B, McCommons PS
Publisher:  STAR-Center, Division of Child Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

STAR-Center recommends that school districts, working closely with their community resources, prepare for tragedies by developing policies and procedures that may be activated on very short notice. This manual is intended to help school personnel prepare for the possibility of a tragedy, including suicide, within the school community.

Settings:  Schools
Strategies:  Postvention