TOPIC: Crisis Prevention and Response
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ResponseRelated Agencies and WebsitesRelevant Publications -- Some Online, Others Can Be Obtained through Libraries
Alternatives to Debriefing and Modifications to Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. By Paul Stallard & Emma Salter (2005). Clinical Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 8(4), pp.445-457.
An Integrated Model of School Crisis Preparedness and Intervention- A Shared Foundation to Facilitate International Crisis Intervention. By Shane Jimersonm Stephen Brock & Sarah Pletcher (2005). School Psychology International, 26(3), pp. 275-296.
- Child friendly spaces: Toward a grounded, community-based approach for strengthening child
protection practice in humanitarian crises: Natural helpers play a critical role in ensuring children's
safety during and in the aftermath of crises. Wessells M, Kostelny K. Child Abuse Negl. 2013;
Early Interventions for Trauma: Current Status and Future Directions. By B.Litz, M.Gray, R.Bryant, A.Adler (2002). Clinical Psychology Science & Practice, 9,112-134.
In the Aftermath of Trauma: Normative Reactions and Early Interventions. By Richard Bryant (2004). Edited by Gerald Rosen. In Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Issues and Controversies,. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons Ltd, pp. 187-211.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies. By Matthew J. Friedman (2000). Kansas City, MO: Compact Clinicals.
- Proactive School Security and Emergency Preparedness Planning. By Trump, K.S. (2011). Corwin Press.
Provision of Trauma Services to School Populations and Faculty. By J.Horenstein (2002). Edited by Mary Beth Williams & John Sommer, Jr. In Simple and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Strategies for Comprehensive Treatment in Clinical Practice. Binghampton, NY: Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press/The Haworth Press, Inc. pp.241-260.
Responding to Terror: The Impact of September 11 on K-12 Schools' Responses. By Richard Auger, John Seymour, Walter Roberts, Jr. (2004). Professional School Counseling, 7(4), pp.222-230.
School Counselor Consultation: Skills for Working Effectively with Parents, Teachers, and Other School Personnel. By Greg Brigman, Fran Mullis, Linda Webb, JoAnna White (2005). New York, NY, US: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 196 pp.
School Crisis Management Manual: Guidelines for Administrators. Second Edition by Judie Smith, ISBN-1-55691-198-X, 187 p. 2001 ERIC document
Secondary Prevention for Youth Violence: A Review of Selected School-Based Programs. By Irma Molina, Catherine Dulmus & Karen Sowers (2005). Brief Treatment & Crisis Intervention, 5(1), pp.1-3.
Strengthening Rural Schools: Training Paraprofessionals in Crisis Prevention and Intervention (2003) by Melissa Allen, Betty Ashbaker, Kathryn Stott, ERIC document
Suicide Talk in an Elementary School Community. By Lisa Romano-Dwyer & Glenn Carley (2005). Social Work Education, 24(2),pp.245-250.
Survival guide for childhood trauma helpers. By Christina Van Puymbroeck, Jeffries McWhirter(2004). PsycCRITIQUES
The link between school climate and violence in school: A meta-analytic review.
Steffgen G, Recchia S, Viechtbauer W. Aggress. Violent Behav. 2013; 18(2): 300-309
The Real World: Good Ideas Are Never Enough (2004) By Jane Close Conoley, Jeremy Sullivan In School violence intervention: A practical handbook (2nd ed.). (pp. 416-437). Jane Close Conoley & Arnold Goldstein, (Eds). (2004). New York, NY, US: Guilford Press. xiv, 543 pp.
The State Department of Education's Role in Creating Safe Schools. By Marilyn L. Grady; Bernita L. Krumm; Mary Ann Losh (1997). Edited by Arnold P. Goldstein, Jane Close Conoley, Eds. In School Violence Intervention: A Practical Handbook. New York: The Guilford Press.
Toward a Positive Perspective on Violence Prevention in Schools: Building Connections. By Douglas Smith & Daya Sandhu (2004). Journal of Counseling & Development, 82(3), pp.287-293.
Universal preventive interventions for children in the context of disasters and terrorism.
Pfefferbaum B, Varma V, Nitiéma P, Newman E.
Child Adolesc. Psychiatr. Clin. N. Am. 2014;
23(2): 363-382. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1056499313001107
- What works in youth violence prevention: A review of the literature. (2013).
AA, & Catalano, RF. Research on Social Work Practice, 23, 141-156.
- When Terrorists Strike: What School Counselors Can Do. By Gerald Juhnke
(2002). ERIC Clearinghouse Report: EDO-CG-02-09.
- Youth exposure to violence prevention programs in a national sample.
Vanderminden J, Turner H, Shattuck A, Hamby S. (2014). Child Abuse Negl. ePub
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