I-CART Partners with the following agencies:
- NOVA (National Organization for Victim's Assistance)
- Indiana State Emergency Management Agency
- American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis
Resource Handouts --IN SPANISH
Educational Resource Handouts translated in Spanish-4 Pages to include the next four handouts in a packet of information.
Resources: Web Sites
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. www.aacap.org
Brooke's Place for Grieving Young People. www.brookesplace.org
Companion Press. www.centerforloss.com
Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children. www.ticinst.org
National Organization for Victim Assistance. www.try-nova.org
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation. www.isisf.org
Mental Health Association. www.nmha.org
Renew Center for Personal Recovery. www.renew.net
The Dougy Center for Grieving Children. www.dougy.org
Resource Books/Articles: Crisis Response
"In Terror's Grip: Healing the Ravages of Trauma" by Bessel VanderKok
Trauma Response Teams in Schools, by William Steele.
The Dougy Center-Resource Guides: 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child, Helping Teens Cope with Death, Helping Children Cope with Death, Helping the Grieving Student: A Guide for Teachers, When Death Impacts Your School: A Guide for School Administrators.
"Our Bodies, Our Fears", Newsweek, Feb. 24, 2003 (brain responses)
"Mental Health and Mass Violence", National Institute of Mental Health, www.nimh.hhs.gov
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, by Anne Fadiman
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, by Julia Alvarez
Trauma in the Lives of Children, by Kenall Johnson
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, by Judith Viorst
God and the Victim, by Lisa Barnes Lampham
In This Very Hour, by Robin Monroe(homicide victim)
A Chaplain's Companion, by Judith C. Joseph (www.jcjoseph.com)
Helping America Cope, (children's book), www.7-dippity.com
Soaring Into the Storm: A Book about Those Who Triumph Over Adversity, by Alison Asher.
Guiding Your Child Through Grief, by Mary Ann and James Emswiler.
Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence-From Domestic Abuse to Policital Terror, by Judith Herman.
When Children Grieve: For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving and Other Losses, by John James and Russell Friedman.
Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One: A Guide for Grownups, by William Kroen.
When Men Grieve: Why Men Grieve Differently and How you Can Help, by Elizabeth Levang.
Beyond Grief: A Guide for Recovering from the Death of a Loved One, by Carol Staudacher.
Life After Suicide: The Survivor's Grief Experience, by Terence Barrett.
Adolescent Suicide: A School Based Approach to Assessment and Intervention, by William Kirk.
Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide, by Kay Redfield Jamison.
The Power to Prevent Suicide: A Guide for Teens, by Richard E. Nelson and Judith Galas.
Resources to use with or by students
When Dinosaurs Die. A Guide for Understanding Death. by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown.
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages, by Leo Buscaglia.
When Nothing Matters Anymore: A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens, by Bev Cobain.
The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends, by Helen Fitzgerald.
Food for the Soul: A Best of Bereavement Poetry Collection, by Andrea Gambill.
When Something Terrible Happens: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief, by Marge Heegaard.
What on Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies, by Trevor Romain.