This seminar is designed for principals, detectives and officers, administrators, guidance counselors, at-risk coordinators, superintendents, board members and attorneys involved in the protection of schools.
This one-day seminar will discuss methods to develop more effective procedures for assessing and responding to threats of violence in the educational setting and addressing violent behavior and other emergencies that do occur. Participants will leave with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to ensure students and faculty are prepared for and can recover from violent events and other disasters. Topics to be discussed include:
• Evaluating Your School’s Emergency Procedures And Preparedness
• Threat Assessment
• Emergency Plan Development
• Communicating With The Media
• The Emergency Recovery Process
• Coordination Between School And Law Enforcement Officials
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
II. Identifying Vulnerable Areas In Your School’s Current Policies And
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
III. Security And Emergency Plan Development
A. Assessing Hazards (Buford Tune)
B. Emergency Response And Mitigation Procedures
C. Maintaining The Learning Environment
D. Understanding The Roles Of Law Enforcement, School Administration, And Students
E. Enhancing Cooperation Between Law Enforcement Officials And School Administration
F. Case Study
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
12:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
IV. Threat Assessment Procedures
A. Determining The Seriousness Of A Threat
B. Intervention Techniques
C. Profiling Issues
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
V. Communicating With The Media: Press Releases And Conferences
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. The Recovery Process: Understanding The Roles And
Responsibilities Of The Various Parties Involved In The Recovery