Here are hundreds of step-by-step guidelines, strategies, and working plans for helping students in grades K-12 overcome any kind of crisis or tragedy, including personal losses, tragic accidents, a terminally ill classmate, suicide, violence, and natural disasters. Plus, this complete and comprehensive resource includes reproducible activity sheets for counselors and teachers to use at different stages of a child's recovery - activities that will help put children in touch with their feelings, identify problems, and easy their healing. Here is a small sample of what this Guide covers: Planning for Crisis: Section 1 explains why every school needs a crisis plan and shows you how to form and effective crisis team The Crisis Team in Motion: Section 2 gives you step-by-step guidelines for developing and administering a specific crisis plan to fit your school's needs - from setting up a student counseling program to dealing with the media and preparing memorial day services. Crisis Counseling: Section 3 provides in-depth information on the impact of crisis and death on faculty and students of all ages, including what you need to know about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and its prevention. Activities for the Resolution of Trauma and Grief: Section 4 provides a wide variety of individual and group activities for all age groups to help overcome different stages of traumatic reaction. Activates include Releasing Anger in Constructive Ways ... Helping Students Deal with Fear ... and Helping Students through Denial. Special Concerns for Specific Crises: The last section presents specific way of handling such crises as suicide, natural disaster, violence, and death, and includes steps for prevention of theses crises and ways of dealing with the associated trauma and grief.Petersen, Suni is the author of 'School Crisis Survival Guide Management Techniques and Materials for Counselors and Administrators' with ISBN 9780876288061 and ISBN 0876288069.