Resources to help staff, principals and administrators provide support to children and adolescents following an emergency.
Response and recovery planning
Principal's and administrator's have access to a range of resources to support children who have been affected by emergencies and natural disasters.
Bushfire and natural disaster
Anniversaries and memorials
Helping children after a bushfire
Recovery from a disaster such as the Victorian Bushfires (2009) can take months and sometimes years. The Resilience and self care fact sheet (doc - 80.5kb) offers information about looking after your physical and mental wellbeing and how to seek professional help.
Grief, trauma and loss
The Department’s School Policy and Advisory Guide (SPAG) provides comprehensive assistance and guidance to schools in relation to student safety concerns and critical incidents.
Available in the School Policy and Advisory Guide