Deployments 2019

Start DateIncidentDescription AgencyTeamsRegion
01/07/2019Malibu School District Post Woolsey Fire Response Juan Cabrillo Elementary SchoolComfort Students and Staff who were returning to schools after the Woolsey FireSanta Monica-Malibu (CA)Unified School DistrictPam Bertz/Rustee - Bari Boersma/Star - Jodi Smith/Daltrey - Steve Booth/HenryPSW
01/07/2019Malibu School District Post Woolsey Fire Response Webster Elementary School Comfort Students and Staff who were returning to schools after the Woolsey FireSanta Monica-Malibu (CA)Unified School DistrictNancy Coronado/Newberry - Laura Finlon/GunnerPSW
01/08/2019Malibu School District Post Woolsey Fire Response Malibu HSomfort Students and Staff who were returning to schools after the Woolsey FireSanta Monica-Malibu (CA) Unified School DistrictCarol Betzer/Nikki - Pam Bertz/Rustee - Jan Heppert/SequoiaPSW
01/11/2019Salt River Police Officer DeathComfort those attending a candle light vigil due to a Police Officer death Salt River Police (AZ) DepartmentDiane Spence/Chloe - Beth Ells/Cinder - Jamie Deppey/MandaPSW
01/22/2019Fairmont Elementary School North TustinComfort Staff and Students due to a teacher deathCRN Orange County (CA)Pam and Rustee, Cathleen and Fargo, Jan and Sequoia; Lisa Whiting Team LeaderPSW
01/26/2019Yellow RibbonComfort families prior to their military deploymentsADC Management Service : Supported Wings: 163d ATKW
Orange County (CA)
Grace Chen and Bagel - Constance Howell and KeldaPSW
02/07/2019Student DeathA 7th grader committed suicide. Our team was there to comfort students and staffTemecula Valley School District (CA)Carol Betzer and NikkiPSW
1/31/2019Domestic Violence Victim InterviewHelp during recording of the primary interviewWhitman County Police Department Renee Piper and EnzoPNW
2/8/2019Hearing for Rape with underage victimComfort victim during testimoneyWashington County Juvenile Court Services
Hillsboro, OR
Liz Schweiker and JazziPNW
01/07/2019Student DeathThis was a follow-up to a December visit to the school. Proviso East High School, ChicagoTerri Rafter HAR
Cathy Barns and Anela
MWR
02/07/2019Plane CrashCandle Light vigil for plane crash victimsCity of Yorba Linda (CA)Grace Chen/ Bagel BarBoersma/Star Steve Booth/Henry Jan Heppert/Sequoia Pam Bertz/ Rustee:
PSW
02/11/2019Student DeathA 15 year old student drowned after falling through the ice in the Muskegon River. The search has been suspended. HOPE teams responded to the high school to give comfort to the students, faculty, and staff.Evart (MI) High SchoolWilliam Engelter, Team Leader
Becky Engelter and Ella
Bob Starr and Oliver
Anna Marten and Maggie
Julia Meier and Ischgl
Nicholas Meier and Kayak
MWR
02/14/2019Student DeathA ten year old boy collapsed and died during gym class. HOPE teams responded to the high school to give comfort to the students, faculty, and staff.Inland Lakes (MI) Elementary SchoolKaren Alvord and Charles; Nicholas Meier and KayakMWR
02/26/2019Student DeathA student was walking in a crosswalk toward the school entrance when she was struck by a drunk driver. Several students witnessed the accident. The student died four days later.Downers Grove (IL) North High SchoolTerri Rafter and Sweetie; Becky Jankowski and Lizzy; Susan Johansen and Sophia; Cathy Barnes and AnelaMWR
02/25/2019Student DeathA student died unexpectedly. HOPE teams responded to the school to give comfort to the students, faculty, and staff.Northwest Middle School, Jackson, MIWilliam Engelter, Team Leader; Becky Engelter and Ella; Bob Starr and Oliver; Gloria VanAlstine and RomeoMWR
02/25/2019Student DeathA student committed suicide and the teams were asked to comfort students and staff during a Suicide prevention forumPioneer Middle School - Upland School District (CA)Bari Boersma/Star and Jodi Smith/Daltry and Bette Caldwell and Jaclynn Martin/StanfordPSW
03/01/2019Student DeathA student committed suicide and the teams were asked to comfort students and staff during a Suicide prevention forumPioneer Middle School - Upland School District (CA)Bari Boersma/Star and Jodi Smith/Daltry and Bette CaldwellPSW
02/26/2019Teacher DeathTeams provided comfort and support to students and staff after a well-loved teacher was removed from life support and died.Brimley Middle/High School (MI).Brenda Ransom and Raven; Julia Meier and Ischgl; Nicholas Meier and KayakMWR
03/01/2019Teacher DeathComfort Students and Staff due to a teachers deathArrowhead Elementary School (AZ)Jamie Deppey/Manda and Marla Martella/YodiPSW
03/04/2019Student DeathComfort Students and staff due to a student death Sunnyslope HS (AZ)Marla Martella and Yodi, Wendy Guy and Stella, Marsha Sturm and Naelee, Stephanie Clark and Parker, Mary Lou and CricketPSW
03/06/2019Student SuicideComfort Students and Staff after a suicide on campus Don Juan Avila Middle School (CA) OCDE CRNPam Bertz and Rustee; Carol Betzer and NikkiPSW
03/12/2019Student DeathA student died unexpectedly and teams responded to support students, counselors and staff.LaSalle High School in St. Ignace, MIKeena Jones and Bella; Brenda Ransom and Raven; Kelly December and Daisy; Ann Dausey and RoxyMWR
03/22/2019Teacher DeathTeacher died at the school. Comforted students and staffKennedy Elementary in Santa Ana (CA) OCDE CRN Steve Booth and HenryPSW
04/05/2019Evaluation and Grief Support
HOPE teams deployed to the school for grief support on 2 separate dates.Arrowhead Elementary
Grief Support
Jamie Deppey and Manda, Beth Ells and Cinder, Marla Matella and Yodi and Natalie Widomski - Team Leader
PSW
04/014/2019Student DeathA student died suddenly over spring break. HOPE teams responded to give comfort to the students, faculty, and staff. We assisted the counselors in debriefing students, faculty, and staff.Morley-Stanford High School (MI)Nicholas Meier and Kayak; Julia Meier and Ischgl; Becky Engelter and EllaMWR
04/09/2019Student DeathA HS freshman student died. The community response organized by a parent invited HOPE to participate. HOPE teams worked with personnel from the National Institute of Mental Health, National Alliance of Mental Illness, DuPage County Behavioral Health Services, and the IL Department of Human services to provide comfort to students, parents, youth leaders, high school faculty and staff.Parent of StudentTeam Leader Connie Peterson; Susan Johansen and Sophia; Becky Jankowski and Lizzie; Cathy Barnes and Anela; Julie Bereckis and DekeMWR
04/11/2019Student DeathHOPE teams gave comfort to faculty, students, and staff following the third student death this school year.Proviso East High School ILSusan Johansen and Sophia; Julie Bereckis and DekeMWR