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Crisis Prevention and Intervention in the Classroom

Everything Teachers Should Know

By Victoria Damiani

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Format: Paperback / softback, 177 pages
Published In: United States, 28 March 2006
Here is a book that will help teachers avoid, prepare for, and manage school crises. This book outlines expected reactions to stress for children at different ages. It makes suggestions for helping students who are victims of natural disasters, death of a loved one, or bullying. It discusses the roles of various school and community professionals in addressing school crises. It lists resources and websites that offer support services to teachers. It provides tips to manage teacher stress when coping with school crisis events.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I: School Crises: The Theoretical and the Real Chapter 3 The Nature of Crisis in the Schools Chapter 4 A Crisis Role for the Classroom Teacher Chapter 5 Children in Crisis: An Overview Part 6 Part II: Crises and Interventions Chapter 7 Natural Disasters Chapter 8 Children and Death Chapter 9 The Suicidal Student Chapter 10 The Hostile/Aggressive Student Chapter 11 Parents in Crisis Part 12 Part III: More Than an Ounce of Prevention Chapter 13 Beign Prepared and Setting a Positive Tone Chapter 14 Prevention Techniques for Use in the Classroom Chapter 15 Crisis Response Teams Chapter 16 The Teacher as Advocate

About the Author

Victoria B. Damiani is a trainer of school psychologists at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include crisis intervention, families of exceptional children, and gifted education.


An excellent introductory reading for teachers who need to familiarize themselves with basic crisis prevention and intervention ... Realistic in its language and perspective. Newspaper Of National Association Of School Psychologists This book will serve to better prepare teachers for the instant when they need to react during a crisis situation. -- Shellie Hipsky Kappa Delta Pi Record, Fall 2006 To prepare teachers in methods of crisis prevention and management, Damiani discusses natural disasters, death, suicide, hostile and aggressive students, and parental problems, as well as how to address them. Reference and Research Book News

EAN: 9781578863402
ISBN: 1578863406
Publisher: ScarecrowEducation
Dimensions: 22.86 x 15.49 x 1.35 centimetres (0.29 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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