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The social-emotional health of all West Springfield Public Schools students is a very important component of our commitment to educate the whole child. To that end, we have compiled a list of resources for families and youth/teens on coping with loss, death and grief. We hope this information is helpful, as the WSPS community copes with the loss of a member of our staff who passed away unexpectedly on March 23.
- How Children Understand Death and What You Should Say (healthychildren.org) - THIS LINK
- Helping Children Cope with Loss, Grief (National Association of School Psychologists) - THIS LINK
- Helping Children, Teens and Young Adults Cope with Death and Grief (mourningcloak.org) - THIS LINK
- How to Help a Grieving Teen (The Dougy Center) - THIS LINK