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Navigating the Unexpected: A School Leader's Guide for Trauma-Response Teams (Manage, Maintain, and Motivate Through Crises or Traumatic Situatio

Geri Parscale

Nearly two-thirds of students show symptoms of traumatic stress. It's imperative that every school is equipped to take a proactive approach and thoughtfully respond to trauma and high-stress events and situations such as chronic illness, physical assault, neglect, unexpected family crises, and other adverse childhood experiences. This book serves as a quick-reference guide for school and district leaders in designing their own Dynamic Problem-Solving Team (DPST).Throughout the book, readers will find identified systems that allow the DPST to navigate traumatic situations with structured flexibility.


This book will help principals, teacher leaders, and district administrators:
  • Assess the efficacy of current systems and protocols in response to a traumatic or unexpected event
  • Develop a Dynamic Problem-Solving Team (DPST) equipped to navigate traumatic situations with structured flexibility
  • Establish a system of communication to inform and empower students, staff, and the community at large
  • Design goals, action items, and monitoring protocols to meet students' physical, academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs
  • Provide templates, assessments, and other tools that will support a planned, systematic, and fully customizable response

Contents:
Introduction: It's Not a Matter of If; It's a Matter of When
Chapter 1: Getting It Right the First Time
Chapter 2: Leading and Forming the Dynamic Problem-Solving Team
Chapter 3: Preparing to Do the Work
Chapter 4: Building a Firm Foundation
Chapter 5: Creating a Plan Through the Lens of the Instructional Cycle
Chapter 6: Assessing Sustainability and Support
Epilogue: Lessons Learned
References and Resources
Index

Book Details

  • Publisher: Solution Tree
  • Publish Date: May 3rd, 2024
  • Pages: 248
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9781958590713
  • Categories: Counseling - Crisis ManagementEducational Policy & Reform - School SafetyLeadership
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