This seminar is designed for principals, law enforcement officials, superintendents, administrators, guidance counselors, school board members, social workers, school psychologists, at-risk coordinators and attorneys.
Now, more than ever, school safety issues are of paramount concern. Professionals involved with the school system must be prepared and able to act quickly when unexpected, possibly tragic events occur. This seminar will address current issues and provide a framework for developing sound measures to deal with such issues. This seminar is designed for superintendents, administrators, principals, guidance counselors, members of parent-teacher organizations, school board members, law enforcement officials, attorneys and others involved in the protection of schools.
Topics to be discussed include:
• The District’s Perspective
• Confidentiality Issues
• Legal Issues
• The Campus Viewpoint
• Law Enforcement Issues
• The Aftermath
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
I. Overview Of Challenges Schools Face Today
9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
II. Preparation – From The District’s Perspective
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
III. Confidentiality Issues
A. Releasing Information To Staff, Students, Parents And Non-Guardians
B. Releasing Information To Outside Agencies
C. Arizona Public Records
D. Student Records
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IV. Protecting Our Schools: Legal Issues
A. Searches And Seizures
B. Suspending, Expelling And Excluding Students
C. Disciplining Employees
D. Controlling Access To The Campus
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
V. Student Violence/Threats As Seen From The Campus Viewpoint
A. Personal Incident Involving A Gun On Campus
B. Reacting To Threats Administratively
C. Training Your Faculty And Students
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
VI. Protecting Our Schools: Law Enforcement Issues
A. How To Create A Safe Climate – Things To Watch For
B. Student Violence – Recent Incidents; Bomb Threats
D. What Happens When The Police Arrive
1. What Information Will The Police Expect From You
2. How To Transfer The Information
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. The Aftermath: Panel Discussion
A. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
B. Recognizing Symptoms
C. Crisis Management
D. Dealing With The Media