Effectively and Compassionately Responding to Student Deaths

with Jen Day Shaw, Aaron L. Fetrow, Ed Book

About This Course

The presenters will share insight regarding effectively and compassionately responding to student deaths.

Topics covered will include:

  1. what to have in place ahead of time
  2. responding to the scene and working with police and others
  3. technical aspects such as the cause of death, a police investigation, and the medical examiner
  4. communication- death notifications, faculty class announcements, communicating to the community, media, social media
  5. immediate care of those impacted including the community
  6. services and memorials as part of your campus culture
  7. scenarios: international students, multiple deaths, death by suicide, other examples
  8. lessons learned and suggestions