Highmark Caring Place: Joint Provider-Shattered Schools: When grief and death impact your students- Enduring Material Expires 3.12.24




Unfortunately, it's a sad reality that it's not "if " death and grief impact your school , it's really a question of "when." More than 90 percent of teachers say that childhood grief is a serious problem , but just seven percent report that they've received any type of bereavement training.

In consulting with schools who have experienced the impact of death and grief in their schools, one thing is abundantly clear-preparing ahead of time is key to effective management when a death strikes your school and/or your students.

In this webinar, you will gain practical knowledge of how to think through the complicated circumstances that occur when your school is impacted by death in some way, and you will learn

strategies of how to support your grieving students when they suffer the loss of someone important to them.

Learning Objectives

  1. Gain an understanding of suggestions and services for schools after the death of a student or staff member.
  2. Explore best practices for communication about grief and loss within schools.
  3. Identify three ways to support a grieving student.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 APA
  • 1.50 Attendance
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Joint Providership

This enduring activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and Highmark Caring Place.   Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allegheny General Hospital designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . And 1.5 APA Credits.  Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Psychological Association (APA) is a preapproved provider of continuing education courses and programs for social workers and clinical social workers, and can be used towards re-licensure.

*Enduring credit expires after two years from date of offering

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 APA
  • 1.50 Attendance


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