Natural Disasters call for school‑community support systems

Prompted by the current emergency in and around east coast states as a result of Hurricane Sandy, the UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools reminds us about the importance of emergency preparedness and aftermath planning. At the UCLA Center website click on the icon labeled “Responding to a Crisis”. Of particular note see “Resources for Responding to and Coping with Hurricane Related Events“.

A wider range of resources can also be accessed from their “Quick Find Online Clearinghouse on Crisis Prevention and Response“.

Parents with very young children may want to check out the:

Sesame Street Hurricane Kit

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