Chapter 4: Supporting the student over the long term
Strategies over the long term
“It turned out my daughter was struggling in the class for months following her dad’s death, but her teacher didn’t tell me because she knew I was having a hard-enough time. It was nice of her to try to protect me, but it would have been much more helpful for me to have known what was happening at school so that I could help my daughter”. - Parent
Grief can significantly impact the ability of students to concentrate in class; and that this aspect of grief may last longer than you anticipate.
Below are several situations that may present themselves over the long term.
Click on each box for a strategy(s) to help support your student.