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How schools can help students recover from traumatic experiences [electronic resource] : a tool-kit for supporting long-term recovery / Lisa H. Jaycox ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Jaycox, Lisa.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Technical report (Rand Corporation): TR-413-RC.Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand Gulf States Policy Institute, 2006Description: 1 online resource (79 p.).ISBN: 9780833042866 (electronic bk.); 0833042866 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Psychic trauma in children -- Treatment | Post-traumatic stress disorder in children -- Treatment | School children -- Mental health | Schools -- Sociological aspects | Life Change Events | Students -- psychology | Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic | Mental Health Services | School Health Services | United States | MEDICAL -- Pediatrics | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's HealthGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How schools can help students recover from traumatic experiences.DDC classification: 618.92/8521 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Sect. 1: Introduction -- The need to help students recover from traumatic experiences -- Purpose and organization of the tool kit -- How to use this tool kit -- Sect. 2: How to select students for targeted trauma recovery programs -- Sect. 3: Comparing programs -- Programs for non-specific (any type of) trauma -- Programs for disaster-related trauma -- Programs for traumatic loss -- Programs for exposure to violence -- Programs for complex trauma -- Sect. 4: Program descriptions -- Programs for non-specific (any type of) trauma -- Programs for disaster-related trauma -- Programs for traumatic loss -- Programs for exposure to violence -- Programs for complex trauma -- Sect. 5: How to find funding to support use of these programs -- Appendixes: A. How can schools help students immediately after a traumatic event? -- B. How can mental health staff and other school personnel help each other and themselves? -- C. Index of programs.
Summary: "Many changes in students' performance and behavior stem from the emotional and behavioral problems that they may experience following such traumas as witnessing violence, undergoing assault or abuse, living through natural disasters, or experiencing acts of terrorism. This paper groups the programs to help support the long-term recovery of traumatized students according to the kinds of trauma they address, and describes how to select students for a program. Finally, it gives a one-page summation of each program selected. This summation describes the objective, intended population, and format of the program and provides details on implementation, personnel training and materials, and contact information."--Source other than the Library of Congress.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-71).

Sect. 1: Introduction -- The need to help students recover from traumatic experiences -- Purpose and organization of the tool kit -- How to use this tool kit -- Sect. 2: How to select students for targeted trauma recovery programs -- Sect. 3: Comparing programs -- Programs for non-specific (any type of) trauma -- Programs for disaster-related trauma -- Programs for traumatic loss -- Programs for exposure to violence -- Programs for complex trauma -- Sect. 4: Program descriptions -- Programs for non-specific (any type of) trauma -- Programs for disaster-related trauma -- Programs for traumatic loss -- Programs for exposure to violence -- Programs for complex trauma -- Sect. 5: How to find funding to support use of these programs -- Appendixes: A. How can schools help students immediately after a traumatic event? -- B. How can mental health staff and other school personnel help each other and themselves? -- C. Index of programs.

"Many changes in students' performance and behavior stem from the emotional and behavioral problems that they may experience following such traumas as witnessing violence, undergoing assault or abuse, living through natural disasters, or experiencing acts of terrorism. This paper groups the programs to help support the long-term recovery of traumatized students according to the kinds of trauma they address, and describes how to select students for a program. Finally, it gives a one-page summation of each program selected. This summation describes the objective, intended population, and format of the program and provides details on implementation, personnel training and materials, and contact information."--Source other than the Library of Congress.

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