Addresses the mental health needs of immigrant minors during their resettlement process and integration into American schools. This is part 2 in a series of the Spotlight on Culture that provides information about the trauma and the mental health needs of immigrant minors.
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Discusses Project Fleur-de-lis (PFDL), an intermediate and long-term school-based mental health response to Hurricane Katrina.
Discusses sexual assault that occurs within the context of ongoing relationships and those that occur in a one-time interaction (e.g., at a party, among casual acquaintances, friends who are not in an ongoing intimate/romantic relationship).
Illustrates how a parent can provide solace and support to a child after the death of a loved one.
Offers concrete strategies and recommendations for providers working with LGBTQ youth who have experienced trauma. This webinar series discusses how to increase access to services, create a safe environment for care, and work with families and schools.
Helps educators and school staff recognize the signs and symptoms of complex trauma and offers recommendations on how to help students heal.
Lists common reactions educators might see in the students with whom they work and suggestions on how they may help after community trauma.
Is the first appendix for the Psychological First Aid Field for Schools (PFA-S) Operations Guide.
Offers information on military children who are grieving the loss of a loved one. This tip sheet describes how military children dealing with trauma and grief responses may be feeling and what educators and school staff can do to help.
Describes how school-age children may feel when struggling with the death of someone close and offers tips on what caregivers can do to help.
Is a handout from Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S) Field Operations Guide. This handouts includes information for providers on stress reactions they may experience when providing support in the immediate aftermath of a crisis and ideas for self-care.
Is a handout from Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S) Field Operations Guide. This worksheet helps providers document what survivors need most and can be used to communicate with referral agencies to help promote continuity of care.