Resource Library

KidGrievingCoalition 

 Listed below are a variety of resources to help better understand The Coalition to Support Grieving Students and our work regarding this initiative.

The Coalition to Support Grieving Students Resources 

 The Coalition to Support Grieving Students has developed a set of resources that have been broadly approved by leading professional organizations to guide educators and other school personnel in supporting and caring for their grieving students.

 Other Resources

  • The National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement offers COVID-19 Pandemic Resources for educators and parents. Now available, two taped webinars to help school mental health providers: "When school starts back: Helping students and you cope with crisis during a pandemic" and "Supporting students coping with grief and loss"(July 2020)
  • The National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement offers three PowerPoint training modules and other resources for teachers.
  •  New York Life Foundation developed the Shared Grief Project, an inspirational website that hosts videos of well-known, highly respected celebrities including athletes, entertainers, and politicians who have personally experienced the loss of a loved one at an early age. The site also offers other third-party media materials, discussion guides as well as additional web-based grief support and resources. The Shared Grief Project envisions a world where no child has to suffer from grief in isolation.
  •  The New York Life Foundation Bereavement Website
  •  After a Loved One Dies: How Children Grieve: And How Parents and Other Adults Can Support Them : A resource for parents and other caregivers as they help children cope with their grief and fear following a death in the family.
  •  Dr, Tom Demaria has developed a number of topical articles on bereavement for the Coalition to Support Grieving Students. Read these mini-articles here.

  

NCE 2015 Resources

  • During the National Conference of Education (NCE) in February 2015, AASA held a presentation on grief and loss led by Dr. David Schonfeld, Director, National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
  • Education Talk Radio conducted an interview on AASA's involvement with the Coalition to Support Grieving Students in February 2015. It featured Dr. David Schonfeld,  Director, National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement and Kayla Jackson, Project Director in AASA's Children's Programs. Listen to the interview

March 2018 

Staff Contact

Kayla Jackson, Project Director
703-875-0725
kjackson@aasa.org