Crisis Response Resources for Schools to Help Students and their

Crisis Response Resources for Schools to Help Students and their Families Recover
from Hurricane Sandy
Office of Emergency Management Disaster Mental Health Support Call Center 347 396 7952
1-800-LIFENET: Toll-free and confidential Mental Health Information and Referral Line with access to
Mobile Crisis Team. Staffed by trained Social Workers 24 hours, 7 days per week, 365 days per year;
 (HITE is a free online resource directory for mental health services and other community
resources. Click Social Services, then enter address for services in your neighborhood)
Helping Your Child Cope with a Traumatic Event: Guide for Parents
Sesame Street Hurricane Toolkit Hurricanes, storms, and other natural disasters can be difficult for
young children who may not fully understand what's going on around them. These tips, activities, and
videos can help them feel safe, cope with emotions, and understand that there is hope for the future.
Hurricane Resources from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Prepare Today Cope Better Tomorrow, Stress During Disasters: A guide for reducing stress during
Coping With Disasters
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Guidance for Staff: Support students who are suffering from loss
or grief
Crisis Response Tools for Schools and Networks
Crisis Intervention Overview 2012-2013 School Year
Crisis Response & Recovery Protocols for Networks and Schools
Includes the Networks and Schools role in preparing school communities for a crisis and Crisis Response
Sample Notification Letter to Parents
Sample Scripts for Students and Staff Notification
Guidelines to Safe Room
NYC Children’s Services, Borough Based
Mental Health & Social Services for NYC Youth
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Self Care for Educators
JBFCS, Trauma and Loss Bibliography
Helping Your Child Cope with a Traumatic Event: Guide for Parents
Bereavement and Grief Counseling
Tips for Dealing with Grief of a Student or Staff
Traumatic Grief Reading List
New York Life Foundation Bereavement Guide - After a Loved One Dies
Crisis Management Institute (CMI), Activities for Processing Loss or Grief
Relaxation Training Using Imagery for Children
Bereavement Support: Guidance from Calvary Hospital
Grief Counseling Resource Guide: A Field Manual. This manual has been developed as a guide for those who
encounter individuals reaching to trauma related grief reactions in the course of their outreach work.
Navigating Children's Grief
New York Life Foundation: (FREE) Resources for Grieving Children & Families; Bereavement Camps for Grieving
Children (Camp Erin services ages 6-17, Comfort Zone Camp Services ages 7-17).
Reimbursment Forms
Fund for Public Schools: Chancellor's Bereavement Request Form
Human Resources Administration: Burial Claims Application Process
Reimbursement for medical expenses from NYC