School personnel are often among the first to respond during times of crisis. This course provides information and intervention strategies for a wide variety of crisis situations, including sudden and lingering death and suicide, catastrophic disasters, and incidences of violence. Participants learn how to work with grieving students and staff, identify ways to manage stress during times of crisis, and develop an understanding of cultural factors that can impact crisis interventions. In addition, participants will examine their schools' crisis and safety plans. This course is helpful for teachers, administrators,and counselors.