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School Mental Health Summit: Emerging Stronger and More Resilient: Learning From the COVID-19 Crisis
Helping My Grieving Student: When COVID Loss Comes Into the School | School Mental Health Summit Day 2, Session 4
September 2, 2021

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Helping the grieving student: when COVID loss returns to school: This session will provide practical advice on how to support grieving students in any context. A range of topics will be covered, including what not to stay to a grieving student, considerations related to grief across different cultures, identifying and addressing guilt, appropriate academic accommodations, and managing grief triggers. The unique challenges of supporting grieving students during the current pandemic, as well as free resources for addressing these challenges from the Coalition to Support Grieving Students, will be shared. Time will be devoted to questions and discussion.



David Schonfeld MD, FAAP