Source: Washington, DC: American Association of Suicidology. 29p. SIEC No: 19990856

This document offers guidelines to help schools & their communities create their own postvention policies & procedures. Topics include: goals; coordinating committee/community linkage; crisis team: managing the crisis; disseminating information; provision for individual & group counselling; guidelines for counselling; provision for school personnel; memorials & the funeral; the bereaved family, parents; responding to the media; long-term effects & follow-up; & action steps in brief. (25 refs.)