Resources for children and their parents and educators

Dealing with the American tragedy of September 11, 2001

The following materials were compiled to aid parents, teachers and caregivers in discussing with children and teens the terrorist attacks that took place in New York City, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania on Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

  • Ackerman, Diane. A Slender Thread. copyright, 1997.
  • After the Fall of the Towers: How to Address Your Children (The Grief Recovery Institute)
  • Alexander, Debra Whiting. Children Changed by Trauma. copyright, 1999.
  • Bernstein, Carol A. On Call Psychiatry. copyright, 1997.
  • Coffman, Sherrilyn. "Children's Reaction to Disaster." Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Volume 13, No. 6 (December) 1998: 376-382.
  • Decker, Robert H. When a Crisis Hits: Will Your School Be Ready? copyright, 1997.
  • Dobkowski, Michael N. Coming Age of Scarcity: Preventing Mass Death and Genocide in the Twenty- First Century. copyright, 1998.
  • Dynes, Russell Rowe. Disasters, Collective Behavior and Social Organization. copyright, 1994.
  • Hoff, Lee Ann. People in Crisis: Understanding and Helping. copyright, 1995.
  • James, John W. and Russell Friedman. The Grief Recovery Handbook. HarperCollins, 1998.
  • James, John W. and Russell Friedman with L Matthews. When Children Grieve: For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving. HarperCollins, 2001.
  • Miller, Karen. Crisis Manual for Early Childhood Teachers. copyright, 1996.
  • Miller, Sally Downham. Mourning and Dancing for Schools: A Grief and Recovery Sourcebook for Students, Teachers and Parents. copyright, 2000.
  • Obiakor, Festus. Disruption, Disaster, and Death. copyright, 1997.
  • Stevenson, Robert G. What Will We Do: Preparing a School Community to Cope with Crises. copyright, 1994.

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