The Goals of this presentation from the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Final Grantee Meeting in National Harbor, Md. are to: 1.) "Discuss why schools' emergency management plans should include responding to bereavement and loss; 2.) Explain common cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and physical manifestations related to bereavement and loss; 2.) Provide an overview of factors that may impact bereavement; 4.)Outline pre-and post-incident actions schools can take, and; 5.) Offer guidelines on handling seven key issues related to bereavement and loss."
The U.S. Department of Education´s Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center: http://rems.ed.gov/