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ACA Responds to the Tragedy at Northern Illinois University – Resources for Coping With Crisis

Feb 15, 2008
The American Counseling Association wishes to express our sadness over the tragedy that occurred Thursday, February 14th on the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb, Illinois.

The American Counseling Association wishes to express our sadness over the tragedy that occurred Thursday, February 14th on the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb, Illinois. Our thoughts are with the entire Northern Illinois community as students, faculty, staff, family, and friends deal with this trauma.

To help individuals cope in the aftermath of this tragedy, ACA has posted resources for the public and professional counselors.

ACA Resources

From Terrorism, Trauma and Tragedies: A Counselor’s Guide to Preparing and Responding:

From Journal of Counseling & Development:

From Vistas:

Tips from the NIU Counseling & Student Development Office

For:

U.S.Department of Education Resources:

Threat Assessment in Schools (PDF): A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates, a publication of the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of Education. (May 2002) www.ed.gov

Wide Scope, Questionable Quality: Three Reports from the Study on School Violence and Prevention. These three reports, along with an Executive Summary, provide findings from the Study on School Violence and Prevention. (August 2002) www.ed.gov

The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative (PDF): Implications for the Prevention of School Attacks in the United States, a publication of the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of Education. (May 2002) (www.ed.gov)

Project SERV (School Emergency Response to Violence)
Project SERV
funds short-term and long-term education-related services for school districts to help them recover from a violent or traumatic event in which the learning environment has been disrupted. Immediate services assistance covers up to 60 days from the date of the incident. Extended services assistance covers up to one year from the incident.

External Resources

American School Counselor Association (ASCA) - School Shooting Resources

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) - School Safety and Crisis Resources

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ACA Responds to the Tragedy at Northern Illinois University – Resources for Coping With Crisis

by User Not Found | Feb 15, 2008
The American Counseling Association wishes to express our sadness over the tragedy that occurred Thursday, February 14th on the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb, Illinois.

The American Counseling Association wishes to express our sadness over the tragedy that occurred Thursday, February 14th on the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb, Illinois. Our thoughts are with the entire Northern Illinois community as students, faculty, staff, family, and friends deal with this trauma.

To help individuals cope in the aftermath of this tragedy, ACA has posted resources for the public and professional counselors.

ACA Resources

From Terrorism, Trauma and Tragedies: A Counselor’s Guide to Preparing and Responding:

From Journal of Counseling & Development:

From Vistas:

Tips from the NIU Counseling & Student Development Office

For:

U.S.Department of Education Resources:

Threat Assessment in Schools (PDF): A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates, a publication of the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of Education. (May 2002) www.ed.gov

Wide Scope, Questionable Quality: Three Reports from the Study on School Violence and Prevention. These three reports, along with an Executive Summary, provide findings from the Study on School Violence and Prevention. (August 2002) www.ed.gov

The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative (PDF): Implications for the Prevention of School Attacks in the United States, a publication of the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of Education. (May 2002) (www.ed.gov)

Project SERV (School Emergency Response to Violence)
Project SERV
funds short-term and long-term education-related services for school districts to help them recover from a violent or traumatic event in which the learning environment has been disrupted. Immediate services assistance covers up to 60 days from the date of the incident. Extended services assistance covers up to one year from the incident.

External Resources

American School Counselor Association (ASCA) - School Shooting Resources

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) - School Safety and Crisis Resources