Can You Hear Me Now? Psychological Issues in School Violence at Adventist Schools
School violence is everyone's problem. This article provides an overview of the psychological issues in school violence, and provides practical suggestions for proactively preventing violence. Table 1 lists characteristics of school attacks and attackers....
Characteristics of Hispanic Seventh-day Adventist Adolescents who Attempted Suicide
Problem: Hispanic adolescent suicide attempts appear to have been understudied, while suicidal behavior continues to be a concern as a youthful phenomenon. The present study sought to contribute to the understanding of Hispanic youth suicide and its...
Children and Grief
This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention break-out session presented the stages of grief and how children in their various developmental stages relate to it. It educates teachers and parents about the realities and emotions that children are experiencing when there...
Helping Children Cope After a Disaster
How can parents help children after a disaster takes place? This downloadable booklet is a starting point for the parents and professionals that advocate and work with children who have experience traumatic events such as a car crash, death in the family,...
Helping Children Deal with Death
Parachin outlines practical ways to minister to grieving children.
Helping Children Deal with Death and Disaster
Read how to help children deal with tragic disasters and death in their community, or as reported through media or friends.
Helping Children With Their Concerns About War
War continues around the globe. The trauma children experience is often overlooked as adults are unsure of how much they understand or how to best help children. Consider these tips to better help your child or student deal with civil unrest, war, or images...
JAE Editorial: Ensuring the Safety and Well-Being of God's Children
Recovering Peace After Tragedy
This editorial considers issues of school safety in the context of trusting God, while being prepared and preparing students to respond wisely to disasters that can and do befall schools. Articles in this issue:
Darold Bigger shares his journey to forgiveness and personal peace, dealing with the murder of his daughter. "The story raises many questions that can bring children and youth to grips with the challenging journey toward peace after suffering a profound...
Talking to Children About War
What do we tell children about the world they live in? How do we respond to their questions about their safety, the safety of others, the morality of war, and the anger and violence they witness on the news? During tumultuous times, the most important thing...
Grade 4-Grade 8
This book is an allegory about dealing with grief. Grandy has just suffered a big loss in her life, so she is cooking up her own unique batch of "tear soup". Tear Soup gives you a glimpse into Grandy's life as she blends different ingredients...
The Young Peacemaker
Grade 3-Grade 7
Help your students develop conflict resolution skills using the excellent Young Peacemaker series. A parent/teacher manual, 12 student booklets and colorful chart can be ordered online, along with many other useful resources.
Tips - Talking About Terrorism and War with School-Aged Kids
A short article that discusses how to talk to children about terrorism and war.
Training Young Peacemakers
Peacemaking is an essential life skill for students of all ages. Marilyn Fargo addresses how teachers can integrate this important social skill into every aspect of the curriculum by sharing how she successfully implements concepts from The Young Peacemaker,...