PHYSICAL HEALTH CRISIS
MAJOR ILLNESS OR MAJOR INJURY
For students experiencing major illness or major injury, 9-1-1 must be contacted.
Bystanders, peers and faculty/staff, and parents may experience trauma related to a major illness or major injury to that of a student or faculty member. Such instances may include automobile accidents or other causes.
When the campus is made aware of a major situation which can impact the campus, the following shall be followed:
Once the student is admitted into the hospital, the student transitions from being a student to being a hospital patient and district employees shall refer the family to the the hospital for assistance.
PHYSICAL HEALTH CRISIS SUMMARY
When students and/or faculty members are involved in automobile accidents or experience a major illness, the traumatic effects can be extensive and require the assistance of professionals trained to handle the crisis.
The departments associated with crisis associated with death may include:
Dallas ISD employees experiencing difficulty with the death of a student or faculty member or with any other mental health issues may utilize the District’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
THE EAP offers problem clarification, short-term counseling, mental health benefit referral, and crisis intervention to benefits eligible employees and / or their dependents who are experiencing personal/ emotional problems. These services are completely confidential and are available at no cost to the employee.