Terrorism, terrorism threat, and the school consultant

Judith L. Alpert, Heather Duckworth Smith

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Abstract

Interventions for responding to terrorism and terrorism threat are described for 2 types of preventive interventions (primary and secondary) and for 3 levels (community, school and classroom). All the interventions aim to prevent mental illness and to promote mental health. This article is based on research and literature focused on: (a) responses to human-made and natural disasters, (b) psychological resilience, and (c) programs for dealing with acute and chronic stress and anxiety. While the focus of this article is on responding to terrorism and terrorism threat, it can be generalized to other human-made or natural disasters that impact a school.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-385
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Educational and Psychological Consultation
Volume14
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)

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