TIG collaboration
"Children carry more between home & school than lunch and a backpack. Working together we can lighten their load." –National Association of School Psychologists
Date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 7:30am to 12:00pm

School Violence: Intervention & Prevention

  • Youth, violence & school
  • Warning signs & risk factors
  • Threat assessment
  • Best practices of violence prevention
  • Coping with homicide

Location: Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES - 3599 Big Ridge Road, Spencerport 14559

Registration begins at 7:30am. Training starts promply at 8:00am.

*this is a closed training.

For school-aged children and adolescents, school can be a place where they can resume their “normal” life. It can also pose some difficulties. Because grief often causes difficulty with concentration, schoolwork may become particularly difficult If necessary, talk to the child’s teacher about temporarily decreasing demands, and letting him or her take breaks to go to a counselor, school nurse or some other designated individual. Typically, children will not use this as a “crutch,” as is sometimes feared; they want to be like their peers, and will likely resume a normal workload as soon as they are able. If, after a few months, the child is still having difficulty, talk to his or her teacher, guidance counselor or pediatrician about professional counseling.

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