Comprehensive School Safety Planning: Prevention Through Recovery

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Session Dates

Thursday June 02, 2022 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM - PaTTAN - CENTRAL

This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

The PREPaRE curriculum has been developed by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) as part of NASP's decade-long leadership in providing evidence-based resources and consultation related to school crisis prevention and response.

This training provides school mental health professionals, administrators, security officers, and other educators knowledge and resources important to establishing and sustaining comprehensive, ongoing school safety and crisis prevention, mitigation, and preparedness.

PrePAREl workshop one also integrates school personnel and community provider roles in providing school-based crisis preparedness and response activities. Additional topics addressed include media/social media, communication, reunification, students with special needs, culture, and memorials.


Participants will:

  • Identify the mission phases of crisis management
  • Describe the critical importance of and components necessary for a balanced
    approach to comprehensive school safety and crisis preparedness
  • Identify how to evaluate and implement physical and psychological safety efforts
  • Identify the purpose, functions, and guiding principles of developing comprehensive safety and crisis teams and plans to include prevention, mitigation, protection, and response
  • Identify the critical components, including when developing specific functional and threat- or hazard-specific protocols
  • Identify the major functions of the Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Articulate specific strategies to address challenges associated with media/social media, communication, reunification, and memorials
  • Describe how to meet diverse needs, including various cultures and students with disabilities; and identify strategies for examining effectiveness of crisis prevention and preparedness.

Target Audience

Individuals who serve on school safety and crisis teams and are responsible for developing and implementing the school/district’s crisis plan (emergency operations plan).  Individuals should attend as part of a school or LEA Team. Examples may include administrators, security officer, student services staff, etc.

Topics Covered: School Psychology

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Tina Rife], at 717-901-2278, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Tina Rife

Content Contact:

Erica Kaurudar