Nursing is a work of heart

School Nursing Is...

"A specialized practice of professional nurses that advances well being, academic success and life-long achievement of students. To that end, school nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development: promote health and safety; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaption, self-management, self-advocacy and learning." -National Association of School Nurses, 1999


This National Association of School Psychologists website provides tips on how to provide children with a sense of normalcy and security after high profile violent acts.

In addition, the American School Counselor Association website has a resource page dedicated to helping students after a school shooting

National Association of School Psychologists:Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teacher
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