Trauma & Crisis Management
Entire schools can also experience traumatic experiences, such as natural disasters, the loss of a student or facility member, or a school shooting, and school counselors play an important role in developing and leading the crisis response team after a traumatic event unfolds. Learn how you can best support individual students living with and experiencing trauma and how you can be an instrumental leader in creating and/or maintaining a safe, supportive, trauma-sensitive school. Learn more.
Support Grieving Students
As school counselors, how are we serving our grieving students? Dive deeper into understanding grief and all of its complications in today's world. Through an overview of new and former grief work theories, understand the needs of the bereaved, while examining the societal stigmas and barriers many grievers experience. Learn more.
Suicide Prevention and Information Gathering
learn more about the rationale for moving away from assessment-based protocols, how to implement the new ASCA Information-Gathering Tool: Suicide Concern, and brainstorm best practices for developing a suicide-prevention program at your school with a focus on upstream supports. Learn more.