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Grief and Bereavement Resources

Coping with the loss of a friend or loved one is as challenging for children as it is for adults. Please know that our school will continue to provide support to all of our students and staff in need. 

Ongoing counseling and support services for students and staff are available through our Guidance and Counseling Center.

The information below is available to help those struggling with grief or loss.

When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens About Grieving & Healing by Marilyn E. Gootman Ed.D.
Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens by Alan D. Wolfelt PhD
The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends by Helen Fitzgerald


For your reference, please see the attached presentation below entitled, Tips for Teachers and Parents Following School and Community Violence. The document was prepared by the National Emergency Assistance Team on 12/16/12 through the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). 

Related Files

Suggestions for Coping With Grief

The Dougy Center

Communicating With Grieving Teens

Helping Teens Cope with Grief

Tips For Teachers and Parents Following School and Community Violence

Related Links

Addressing Grief: Tips for Teachers and Administrators

Talking with Kids About News

Talking with Kids About School Violence