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Are you seeking materials to train colleagues or brush up on your own knowledge regarding special topics in school emergency management? Visit the Specialized Training Packages page to download these self-paced trainings and tabletop exercises for K-12 schools and school districts.

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School EOPs In-Depth: Developing a Bereavement and Loss Annex

Duration: 30 to 45 min.

Objective: This course has been designed to help you understand the importance of including plans for responding to bereavement and loss in a high-quality school emergency operations plan (EOP) and common manifestations among children related to bereavement and loss. When you are finished with this course, you will be able to assemble the appropriate team for developing the bereavement and loss plan; identify and incorporate responses to bereavement and loss into appropriate annexes; identify and consider the role of developmental factors in early elementary, school-aged children, adolescents in creating your plan; create a plan that includes establishment of a crisis response team, as well as appropriate policies and procedures; and conduct stakeholder training related to bereavement and loss.

  • Module 1–Welcome
  • Module 2–Develop and Execute
  • Module 3–Crisis Response Team Training
  • Module 4–Knowledge Check

Note: Please note that modules may take a while to load depending on your connection speed and signal. Modules must be completed in the order they appear. Once each course has been completed, you can flip through the previous modules and your accompanying notes. You will only be able to print a certificate after all modules are completed.

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