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Crisis Management

Preventing School Violence: Plans Make it Possible

The Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS)

This issue highlights the final report and findings of the Safe School Initiative

Building Bridges: Mental Health Consumers and Representatives of the Disaster Response Community in Dialogue

US Department of Health and Human Services

Natural and manmade disasters have heightened awareness of the critical need to support effective mental health responses. This publication is based on a facilitated discussion between a group comprised of mental health consumers, policymakers, providers, and others involved in the disaster response community.

REMS Lessons Learned

U.S. Department of Education

Lessons Learned is a series prepared by the Office of Safe and Drug-free Schools (OSFDFS) that includes brief recountings of actual school emergencies and crises. They focus on critical actions, decisions, and events that took place before, during, and after each incident.

Recommendations for Crisis Planning

U.S. Department of Education

This U.S. Department of Education letter provides recommendations for responding to school terrorism and crises based upon terrorism events that occurred in Beslan, Russia.

Crisis Communications Guide and Toolkit

National Education Association

Provides resources to empower members facing crises and to guide their school communities toward hope, healing, and renewal. Includes 4 sections: Before a Crisis; During a Crisis; Moving Beyond Crisis; Tools for Educators; and a list of online resources.

Emergency Planning

U.S. Department of Education

Designed to be a one-stop shop that provides school leaders with information they need to plan for any emergency, including natural disasters, violent incidents, and terrorist acts.

Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools

American Institutes for Research

This guide was issued in response to shootings at school and is designed to present schools with information on early warning signs to help troubled children.

Project Director Consortia Meeting 2008

January 29, 2008
Albuquerque , New Mexico

This meeting allowed Project Directors from 2004, 2005, and 2006 SS/HS sites to meet and learn from each others

Issues for School-Based Staff: Three Months Post-Katrina: Day 2

Date/Time (ET): 
December 7, 2005 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

During this 90-minute telephone conference, Lou Ann Todd Mock, Ph.D., L.S.S.P. from the DePelchin Children