Online simulation preps schools for emotional toll of disasters
from Education Week
Sudden disasters — from hurricanes to school shootings — demand schools respond to widespread trauma on the fly. Janet Pozmantier, the director of the three-person Center for School Behavioral Health in Houston, said the scale of the need for trauma and mental-health services in the 31 southeast Texas school districts they serve has been daunting, after a mass school shooting in Santa Fe last year or in the wake of the hurricanes that swept — and regularly continue to sweep — the Texas coast.
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