For the Sake of the Child

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Memorial Day Special
May 23rd, 2019 by militarychild at 8:56 am

Memorial Day might be a solemn day for military families, particularly those who have lost a loved one in the line of duty. In our “Memorial Day Special” podcast, Dr. David Schonfeld talks to educators and parents about helping children experiencing grief. Listen in to gain a better understanding of their unique circumstances during the toughest times.

 

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https://grievingstudents.org/resources/additional-resources/

 

Military Line of Duty Deaths https://grievingstudents.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Military-Line-of-Duty-Deaths.pdf

 

MCEC (Military Child Education Coalition) Programs supporting children, parents, educators and other professionals, helping military children cope with transitions and prepare for excellence and leadership in their educational endeavors. www.militarychild.org

 

 TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) Good Grief camps for child and teen survivors, military mentorship program, survivor seminars for adults. www.taps.org

 DoDEA (Department of Defense Educational Activity) A civilian agency of the U.S. Department of Defense that manages K-12 schools for military-connected students in the U.S. and at military bases overseas. It also provides support to more than one million public school students in the U.S. who are part of military families. www.dodea.edu

 The Coalition to Support Grieving Students A coalition of leading organizations representing education professionals who have come together with a common conviction: grieving students need the support and care of the school community. www.grievingstudents.org

 National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement A national center dedicated to helping schools support their students through crisis and loss. www.schoolcrisiscenter.org

 

 

 

 


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