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School Safety: Preparing for, Preventing, and Handling Threats and Crisis Situations

Suggestions and strategies for planning for, preventing, and responding to potential safety threats.

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Overview

How schools and districts plan for and respond to potential safety threats, emergencies, and crisis situations can be crucial to preventing a situation or in determining the outcome of a situation. This toolkit contains webinars that discuss how to plan for and react to a variety of situations that may put students or staff at risk. Discover how to plan and train for an emergency, as well as how to develop and refine school crisis plans, emergency guidelines, and training so that your school is better prepared. Learn how to assess and eliminate potential safety risks, threats, and vulnerable areas to improve campus security. And in the event of a crisis, hear how to plan and respond so that faculty and staff react consistently, quickly, and with the least amount of confusion and panic. You will also explore options for communicating effectively with staff, parents, and community during and following a crisis. In addition you will hear explanations for why certain youths become violent and some potential reasons why many of them fall through the cracks of our school systems. Suggestions will be offered for identifying and supporting potentially difficult and violent youths.

Details

Subject: SimpleK12 Assignments
Categories: Administrator Resources, School Safety

Contents

  • School Safety: Preparing for, Preventing, and Handling Threats and Crisis Situations
School Safety and Crisis Management: Planning and Training for an Emergency, Part 1
Does your school or district have an effective plan in the event of a school crisis, and if so, has the staff been well-trained in how to respond and implement that plan in the event of an emergency?more...
School Safety and Crisis Management: Planning and Training for an Emergency, Part 2
Does your school or district have an effective plan in the event of a school crisis, and if so, has the staff been well-trained in how to respond and implement that plan in the event of an emergency?more...
School Safety and Security: Recognizing and Minimizing Risks, Part 1
The safety and security for both staff and students is of paramount importance to many schools and districts, but has your school or district done all it can to assess and help eliminate potential risks?more...
School Safety and Security: Recognizing and Minimizing Risks, Part 2
The safety and security for both staff and students is of paramount importance to many schools and districts, but has your school or district done all it can to assess and help eliminate potential risks?more...
School Safety: Recognize and Assess Potential Threats
An important goal of creating a safe school climate is recognizing and assessing the level of potential threats and, if at all possible, preventing acts of violence before they occur.more...
School Safety: Managing a Crisis Situation, Part 1
How a school plans for and responds to a crisis situation can be crucial to determining the outcome of that situation.more...
School Safety: Managing a Crisis Situation, Part 2
How a school plans for and responds to a crisis situation can be crucial to determining the outcome of that situation.more...
When Tragedy Strikes Home: Possible Reasons Why Violent Youths Fall Through the Cracks
According to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, the number of homicide victims ages 15-17 has declined, but the percentage killed by firearms remains high.more...
When Tragedy Strikes Home: 10 Ways to Manage Difficult and Violent Youths in School
According to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, the number of homicide victims ages 15-17 has declined, but the percentage killed by firearms remains high.more...

Reviews (14)

Full Member
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There is some good stuff in there for reinforcement and review.
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Very Informative!
Full Member
 
I enjoyed the information. Very informative!
Thanks
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Thanks for the information!
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Being proactive instead of reactive is the key!
Thanks for the recommendations.
Full Member
 
School safety and security- Control the access through cameras, locking doors, etc.
Effectively monitoring student movement in hallways is important.
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Professional development is important in order to provide safe places to learn.
Safety and Security of staff and students is the number one priority.
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Thank you for the information!
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Excellent information!!
Basic Member
 
I am interested in this topic because we should always review, practice and prepare to update our emergency plans. This will encourage staff to provide input and feedback during the crisis planning process. This will also help to decide if more equipment and supplies are needed.
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