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Psychological First Aid Kit
This psychological first aid kit was developed by John D. Wasserman, Jack A. Naglieri, and Scott P. Merydith from the George Mason University. The kit provides basic guidance for educators, school psychologists, and counselors on how to help children during the aftermath of a tragedy similar to the magnitude of September 11th.

Emergency Preparedness Plan
Emergency Preparedness Plan from Claremont Unified School District provides a vast amount of information on psychological first aid. Topics covered in the plan include: general principles of psychological first aid, children of different ages dealing with death, classroom activities that help a child heal, and first aid strategies for earthquakes.

Disaster Situations
Chart displays different types of reactions and symptoms to disaster situations and the dos and don'ts for each. Site maintained by North Carolina Psychiatric Association.

Emotional First Aid
How should schools respond to violence? This article lists are four components of emotional first aid and reasons why emotional first aid is vital for victims of crimes. Site maintained by The National Center for Victims of Crime.

Tarasoff vs. Regents of University of California
The San Francisco Department of Public Health maintains this page describing how psychotherapists are responsible to warn victims of potential violence by clients. This is the result of the case of Tarasoff vs. Regents of University of California.

Teenage Suicide
This article presents guidelines for teenage suicide: identification, intervention, and prevention. Site maintained by Mental Health Matters.

Suicide Facts
The National Institute of Mental Health presents facts about suicide, including research findings and statistics.

American Association of Suicidology
The web site of the American Association of Suicidology, dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide.

Suicide Prevention
Informative site offering ways to prevent suicide, with links to suicide statistics, warning signs, high-risk factors, and peer counseling. Site managed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.




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