Responding to Grief and Loss in Afterschool Programs: A Briefing Paper

This issue brief by Temescal Associates and the How Kids Learn Foundation is designed to help AfterSchool staff understand and respond to the needs of youth who are grieving or experiencing loss due to the pandemic, the opioid crisis, or rising gun and racial violence. It reviews topics such as prevalence, effects on young people, grief-responsive teaching, and self-care for adults. There is also an in-depth webinar that features the author and panelists.   

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Brittany Collins
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Issue brief
20 pages
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