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Helping Students Cope with Trauma and Loss: Online Training for School Personnel with Helene Jackson, Ph.D.
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This course was edited by Sharon Kay. The project was developed by the Columbia University School of Social Work with support from the Bank Street College of Education.

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Course 1, Part 1 | Course 1, Part 2 | Bereavement Reading List for Children

Course 1, Part 1

Giaconia, R. M., H. Z. Reinherz, et al. "Traumas and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a Community Population of Older Adolescents." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 34, no. 10 (1995): 1369–80.

Horowitz, K., S. Weine, et al. "PTSD Symptoms in Urban Adolescent Girls: Compounded Community Trauma." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 34, no. 10 (1995): 1353–61.

Stein, M. B., J. R. Walker, et al. "Full and Partial Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Findings From a Community Survey." American Journal of Psychiatry 154, no. 8 (1997): 1114–19.

Course 1, Part 2

James, B. Treating Traumatized Children: New Insights and Creative Interventions. New York: Free Press, 1990.

McCann, I. L. and L. A. Pearlman. "Vicarious Traumatization: A Framework for Understanding the Psychological Effects of Working with Victims." Journal of Traumatic Stress 3, no. 1 (1990): 131–49.

National Institute of Mental Health. "Reliving Trauma: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder." NIMH Publication No. 01-4597, October 2001.

Rodriguez, N., A. M. Steinberg, et al. UCLA PTSD Index for DSM IV (Revision 1) Child Version, Adolescent

Verhulst, F., H. M. Koot, et al. "Differential Predictive Value of Parents' and Teachers' Reports of Children's Problem Behaviors: A Longitudinal Study." Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 22, no. 5 (1994): 531–46.


Fill-in-the-Blank Books
Creative Healing Book Series1
It's My Life
All My Dreams.
It Happened in Autumn

Developmentally Appropriate Books for Young Children
Goodbye Mousie2
I Miss You: A First Look at Death3

Developmentally Appropriate Books for Preteens and Adolescents
What on Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies?4