System of urgent psychological aid to subjects of educational settings in the USA (review of the studies for the last decade)



The article analyzes the strategies of urgent psychological aid in the USA in a chronological order: preparation for critical situations in educational settlements (school crisis plans), immediate reaction to a crisis (the first psychological aid), work with psychological trauma.

General Information

Keywords: psychological aid in critical situation, safety of educational setting, school crisis plans, emergency psychological aid, work with psychological trauma

Journal rubric: Special (Branch) Psychology

Article type: review article

For citation: Pavlova T.S. System of urgent psychological aid to subjects of educational settings in the USA (review of the studies for the last decade) [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2012. Vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 95–102. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Tat'iana S. Pavlova, PhD in Psychology, research associate, research laboratory «Scientific and Methodological Basis of Emergent Psychological Aid», Center for Emergent Psychological Aid, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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