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School Crisis Prevention and Intervention

School Crisis Prevention and Intervention

Second Edition

  • Author: Mary Margaret Kerr,Garry King
  • Publisher: Waveland Press
  • ISBN: 1478638397
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 242
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In the latest edition of School Crisis Prevention & Intervention, Mary Margaret Kerr, a nationally recognized expert in school crisis response and a leading urban educator, along with new coauthor, Garry King, a specialist in youth welfare, synthesizes and assembles the best current practices of law enforcement, threat assessment, psychology, and communications in a single, streamlined volume. Such a valuable guide prepares school personnel, including counselors and administrators, with the requisite skills at all crisis stages—from preparation and prevention to intervention and recovery. Dozens of actual cases illustrate key concepts and procedures, while allowing readers to assess their preparedness. Helpful forms and checklists can be used to set priorities and ensure accountability. Interactive features inspire critical reflection and aid in developing problem-solving skills. Outstanding features include . . . • Latest federal guidelines and policies dealing with all phases of crises • Comprehensive agenda for initial crisis team training • Practical and sensitive methods to facilitate recovery and provide support • Recommendations for collaborating with community-based emergency response services • Proficient ways to communicate with staff, students, parents, community, and media

Best Practices in School Crisis Prevention and Intervention

Best Practices in School Crisis Prevention and Intervention

  • Author: Stephen E. Brock,Philip J. Lazarus,Shane R. Jimerson
  • Publisher: Ingram
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
  • Page: 818
  • View: 9482
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The latest theory and practice on issues involved in crisis prevention and response. A foundation for developing comprehensive crises teams. Detailed information about the characteristics of responsive schools and guidance on implement practices that promote safe schools.

School Crisis Prevention and Intervention

School Crisis Prevention and Intervention

  • Author: Mary Margaret Kerr
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: 9780131721760
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 199
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Preparation. Prevention. Intervention. What can you do to prepare for a potential crisis in your school? This daunting question is addressed in Mary Margaret Kerr's School Crisis Prevention and Intervention. As a respondent to over 1,000 school-related crises, Kerr provides a realistic and detailed guide to approaching school crises at all stages, from preparation and prevention to intervention and recovery. Following a four-phase conceptual framework, Kerr walks you through the planning and implementation of crisis prevention and response and provides you with the tools necessary to develop a crisis prevention and intervention toolkit specific to your school.

Crisis Prevention and Intervention in the Classroom

Crisis Prevention and Intervention in the Classroom

What Teachers Should Know

  • Author: Victoria B. Damiani
  • Publisher: R&L Education
  • ISBN: 1607098857
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 205
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Crisis intervention materials designed specifically for classroom teachers are still scarce, and their role in crisis prevention and intervention continues to be one for which teachers must take the initiative to educate themselves. With updates in crisis intervention programming and legislation; integration of recent research on school shootings and other forms of school violence; and the addition of such topics as cyberbullying, relational aggression, and the needs of military families, this second edition of Crisis Prevention and Intervention in the Classroom further widens teachers' perspectives on school crises and puts them in a better position to prevent and cope with these events.

School-Based Crisis Intervention

School-Based Crisis Intervention

Preparing All Personnel to Assist

  • Author: Melissa Allen Heath,Dawn Sheen
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 1462527655
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 174
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When a student is in dire need of emotional support, caring adults in the school can make a difference. This essential resource helps practitioners prepare all school personnel to respond sensitively and effectively to children and adolescents in crisis. Packed with user-friendly features--including over 50 reproducible tools--the book provides crucial guidance for helping students cope with such stressful circumstances as bullying, abuse, parental divorce, chronic illness, depression, loss, and more. The emphasis is on giving teachers and staff basic crisis intervention skills: how to react, what to say, and what to do to create a safe and supportive environment. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding to facilitate photocopying, the volume's utility is enhanced by many specific training ideas and activities. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

Crisis Counseling, Intervention and Prevention in the Schools

Crisis Counseling, Intervention and Prevention in the Schools

  • Author: Jonathan Sandoval
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0415807700
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 393
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Since the first edition was published in 1988, the role of crisis intervention and prevention has become central to mental health professionals working in the schools. Disasters such as hurricane Katrina, terrorist attacks both in this country and around the world, and various school shootings have greatly increased school crisis research and policy development. This book is designed for an introductory graduate course taken by students in school psychology, school counseling, and school social work. Section I provides a crisis response overview, section II deals with crises for children and adolescents and section III covers crises that manifest in adolescence. Discussions of the 16 most prevalent types of crises are covered in sections II and III and include their characteristics, causes, interventions, and preventive programs. All chapters will be updated, six heavily revised or totally rewritten by new authors, and two new chapters (chapters 8 & 19) have been added.

Preparing for crises in the schools

Preparing for crises in the schools

a manual for building school crisis response teams

  • Author: Stephen E. Brock,Jonathan Sandoval,Sharon C. Lewis
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 418
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A step-by-step guidebook for advance preparation and early response to school crises This Second Edition of Preparing for Crises in the Schools arrives at a critical moment. With several recent dramatic examples of school violence and other tragedies afflicting communities nationwide, the need for school districts to take proactive measures-rather than merely react to a crisis-is critical. This completely updated edition offers practical plans for laying the important groundwork to ensure that crisis response will be both immediate and thorough in the wake of tragedy. Authored by three school crisis response planning experts, it offers advice on early detection of trouble, developing plans and procedures to intervene with youths quickly and successfully, and conducting a school in-service workshop on crisis response planning and intervention. Essential for counselors, school psychologists, teachers, and administrators alike, this book helps ensure that schools are not caught by surprise when a crisis occurs.

Handbook of Education, Training, and Supervision of School Psychologists in School and Community, Volume II

Handbook of Education, Training, and Supervision of School Psychologists in School and Community, Volume II

Bridging the Training and Practice Gap: Building Collaborative University/Field Practices

  • Author: Judith Kaufman,Tammy L. Hughes,Cynthia A. Riccio
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135895384
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 369
  • View: 497
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Published with the sponsorship of the Trainers of School Psychologists, this two volume handbook examines the essential tenets of the school psychology profession, critically reviews training and practice issues, and evaluates how traditional and changing skills and issues translate into meeting the needs of children and the systems that serve them. Volume II extends the discussion of the training of school psychologists from Volume I to an examination of issues critical to the practice of school psychology, focusing on the roles of the supervisor as trainer in different contexts. Each chapter raises issues for university training in a manner that facilitates the dialogue between university and field trainers. This volume also considers issues of professional development, credentialing, and developing a professional identity, topics that predominate in practice settings yet are typically not addressed in any school psychology text. It concludes by offering recommendations on how the collaboration between university and field-based education can be further improved in the future to anticipate and meet the needs of the next generation of professionals and the children in their care.

Mental Health Practice in Today's Schools

Mental Health Practice in Today's Schools

Issues and Interventions

  • Author: Raymond H. Witte, PhD, NCSP,G. Susan Mosley- Howard, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 082619642X
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 466
  • View: 7080
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"Mental Health Practice in Todayís Schools: Issues and Interventions provides a comprehensive guide to the mental health issues of students in our schools and practical school-wide prevention and intervention strategies to address these challenges. This text will likely serve as an essential resource for mental health practitioners and educators working in the schools for years to come." --Michael A. Keim, NCC, Columbus State University, The Professional Counselor In today's schools, the variety and consequences of mental health problems are growing and receiving greater public attention. Moreover, dwindling resources add to the difficulties of providing adequate mental health services. This practice-oriented, evidence-based resource addresses the key mental health issues and challenges facing school-based professionals and helps to facilitate effective and focused mental health consultation, training, and counseling within the school setting. Grounded in a tiered intervention approach to school psychological practices, this text focuses on preventive and proactive services that are integrated at the school-wide and classroom levels, as well as more intensive mental health services for the most vulnerable students. In addition to addressing core issues such as screening for at-risk students, Response to Intervention (RTI) and mental health, culturally sensitive practices, community services and supports, law and ethics, and the role of micro-skills in daily practice, this text also covers critical topics such as bullying and cyber-bullying, physical and sexual abuse, suicide prevention and intervention, school crisis response, threat assessment, and substance abuse. Chapters feature illustrative case examples as well as summaries of key concepts. Facilitating knowledge and awareness of evidence-based mental health practices in schools for practitioners at every level of service, this textbook is also an essential resource for graduate students in school psychology, school guidance and counseling, school social work, and educational leadership. KEY FEATURES: Emphasizes mental health practice from school-wide prevention to student-specific intervention Highlights the essential service connection of RTI to student mental health needs and issues Expands graduate students’ and practitioners’ knowledge and skill sets regarding high need issues and challenges Describes state-of-the-art, evidence-based mental health programs, services, and approaches Includes case examples within chapters and extensive capstone case studies

Crisis Intervention Handbook

Crisis Intervention Handbook

Assessment, Treatment, and Research

  • Author: Albert R. Roberts,Dr Albert R Roberts, Ed. PH.D.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780195133653
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 554
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The handbook prepares the counselor or social service worker for rapid assessment and timely crisis prevention during this widely used brief treatment modality.

Handbook of Crisis Counseling, Intervention, and Prevention in the Schools

Handbook of Crisis Counseling, Intervention, and Prevention in the Schools

  • Author: Jonathan H. Sandoval
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135657254
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 456
  • View: 5950
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Featuring new chapters on bullying, sexual assault, natural disasters, eating disorders, and cultural considerations, the second edition of this highly popular Handbook provides a one-stop reference for mental health professionals who face a bewildering variety of school-based crises. Key features include a focus on both prevention and intervention and ongoing discussions of the research that underlies best practice. Like the first edition, chapters follow a parallel structure that includes: *the incidence, prevalence, and impact of the crisis; *theories regarding precipitating factors; *discussion of who is at risk for encountering the crisis; *primary prevention activities; *methods of working with high-risk clients; *developmentally-appropriate methods and intervention activities for individuals; and *developmentally-appropriate methods and activities for groups. The result is an unusually coherent volume that is suitable for graduate work in school psychology, school counseling, school social work, and school nursing, or as a reference work for in-service practitioners.

School-Based Multisystemic Interventions For Mass Trauma

School-Based Multisystemic Interventions For Mass Trauma

  • Author: Avigdor Klingman,Esther Cohen
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1441991042
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 233
  • View: 3069
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- Presented into two clear and understandable sections: theoretical/empirical and intervention programs - Both authors have immense experience dealing with disaster and mass trauma, both in Israel and in the United States - Serves as both a reference tool and as a toolkit that can be used by all important players involved, which include mental health personnel, teachers, and parents

Appraisal and Prediction of School Violence

Appraisal and Prediction of School Violence

Methods, Issues, and Contents

  • Author: Michael J. Furlong
  • Publisher: Nova Publishers
  • ISBN: 9781594540417
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 290
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Violence and the threat of violence in schools are legitimate concerns for researchers and educators wishing to create safe and productive learning environments for all students. 'Appraisal and Prediction of School Violence: Methods, Issues, and Contexts', edited by Michael Furlong, Michael Bates, Douglas Smith, and Paul Kingery, provides up-to-date information about best practices for understanding, predicting, and preventing violence on school campuses. In addition to providing in-depth coverage of approaches to assessing threats of violence in schools, the book covers important related topics such as bullying in schools, anger and hostility among students, discipline strategies, weapon possession, crisis preparation and response, and diversity and disability issues related to school safety. The book is essential reading for researchers, school administrators, counselors, psychologists, and other school personnel who are working to reduce the incidence of school violence in a manner that supports positive student development.

Crisis Intervention Case Book

Crisis Intervention Case Book

  • Author: Alan Cavaiola,Joseph E. Colford
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0618946314
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 304
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Cavaiola and Colford’s CASES IN CRISIS INTERVENTION explores key topics in crisis intervention with practical cases, serving as an excellent, application-oriented tool for students in the helping professions. Topics and settings in CASES IN CRISIS INTERVENTION include domestic violence, child maltreatment, bereavement, school crises and workplace crises. The range of examples will help prepare students with the information they need to succeed in professional practice. Each chapter begins with discussion questions to help foster critical thinking in students. In addition, the text contains an overview of recent crisis data and research, helping to contextualize the case featured in each chapter. CASES IN CRISIS INTERVENTION can be used as a stand-alone text for any crisis intervention course, or it can be used as a companion to Cavaiola and Colford’s A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO CRISIS INTERVENTION. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of School Violence and School Safety

Handbook of School Violence and School Safety

International Research and Practice

  • Author: Shane Jimerson,Amanda Nickerson,Matthew J. Mayer,Michael J. Furlong
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136898271
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 672
  • View: 7564
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The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice has become the premier resource for educational and mental health professionals and policymakers seeking to implement effective prevention and intervention programs that reduce school violence and promote safe and effective schools. It covers the full range of school violence and safety topics from harassment and bullying to promoting safe, secure, and peaceful schools. It also examines existing school safety programs and includes the multi-disciplinary research and theories that guide them. Examinations of current issues and projections of future research and practice are embedded within each chapter. This volume maps the boundaries of this rapidly growing and multidisciplinary field of study. Key features include... Comprehensive Coverage – The chapters are divided into three parts: Foundations; Assessment and Measurement; Prevention and Intervention Programs. Together they provide a comprehensive review of what is known about the types, causes, and effects of school violence and the most effective intervention programs that have been developed to prevent violence and promote safe and thriving school climates. Evidence-based Practice – Avoiding a one-size-fits-all approach to prevention and intervention, the focus throughout is on the application of evidence-based practice to address factors most commonly associated with school violence and safety. Implications for Practice – Each chapter bridges the research-to-practice gap, with a section delineating implications for practice of the foregoing research. Chapter Structure – To ensure continuity and coherence across the book, each chapter begins with a brief abstract and ends with a table showing the implications for practice. International Focus – Acknowledging the fact that school violence and safety is a global concern, this edition has increased its focus on insights learned from cross-national research and practice outside the USA. Expertise – The editors and authors are experienced researchers, teachers, practitioners, and leaders in the school violence field, their expertise includes their breadth and depth of knowledge and experience, bridging research, policy, and practice and representing a variety of international organizations studying school violence around the world.

Comprehensive Planning for Safe Learning Environments

Comprehensive Planning for Safe Learning Environments

A School Professional's Guide to Integrating Physical and Psychological Safety – Prevention Through Recovery

  • Author: Melissa A. Reeves,Linda M. Kanan,Amy E. Plog
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135839743
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 371
  • View: 2369
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This book provides school administrators, school-based mental health professionals, and other educational professionals with the framework and tools needed to establish a comprehensive safe learning environment. The authors identify four necessary phases to achieve this (prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery) and provide numerous examples and tools to help readers create safe environments, while also addressing students’ academic, emotional, and social needs. An emphasis is placed on the importance of the balance between physical and psychological safety within a multi-tiered framework - it is not enough for students to know their school is secure; they must also feel they are safe and can turn to their teachers and school-based mental health professionals with their concerns. An accompanying CD contains several valuable resources, such as forms, handouts, articles, and monitoring tools.

International Handbook of School Bullying

International Handbook of School Bullying

An International Perspective

  • Author: Shane R. Jimerson,Susan M. Swearer,Dorothy L. Espelage,Edward William Gutgsell and Jane Marr Gutgsell Endowed Professor Dorothy L Espelage
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 113526287X
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 624
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The Handbook of Bullying in Schools is a comprehensive analysis of the worldwide bullying phenomena. It is the first volume to systematically review and integrate what is known about how cultural and regional issues affect bullying behavior and its prevention.

Handbook of Response to Intervention

Handbook of Response to Intervention

The Science and Practice of Assessment and Intervention

  • Author: Shane R. Jimerson,Matthew K. Burns,Amanda VanDerHeyden
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0387490531
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 456
  • View: 7199
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Until now, practitioners have had access to few detailed descriptions of RTI methods and the effective role they can play in special education. The Handbook of Response to Intervention fills this critical information gap. In this comprehensive volume, more than 90 expert scholars and practitioners provide a guide to the essentials of RTI assessment and identification as well as research-based interventions for improving students’ reading, writing, oral, and math skills.

This is Not a Firedrill

This is Not a Firedrill

Crisis Intervention and Prevention on College Campuses

  • Author: Rick A. Myer,Richard K. James,Patrice Moulton
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470926796
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 384
  • View: 4620
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Practical Information and Tools to Create and Implement a Comprehensive College Campus Crisis Management Program Written by three seasoned crisis intervention/prevention specialists with over fifty years combined experience in the field, This is NOT a Fire Drill: Crisis Intervention and Prevention on College Campuses is a practical guide to creating a comprehensive college campus crisis management program. Authors Rick Myer, Richard James, and Patrice Moulton provide university administrators, faculty, and staff with invaluable hands-on examples, general tactics, and strategies along with specific prevention, intervention, and post-crisis logistics and techniques that can be applied to almost any crisis likely to be confronted on a college campus. This is NOT a Fire Drill features a host of helpful resources, including: A proven individual/organization assessment tool to ensure school professionals and staff take appropriate action to protect students, the college, and the community Thought-provoking case examples, activities, and illustrative dialogues that provide opportunities for reflection and practice A checklist to get a crisis prevention and intervention plan for human dilemmas up and running A decision-tree model to guide the response and recovery to crisis This is NOT a Fire Drill provides the necessary tools to address the emotional, cognitive, and behavioral responses of students and staff as they attempt to negotiate a crisis and its aftermath.