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I always come away from the NASP conventions with energy and renewed excitement about being a school psychologist.
Alice Wellborn, MA, NCSP
Transylvania County Schools


I am always impressed with the level of expertise and depth of offerings at the NASP convention.
Nadine Woodle, NCSP
Naperville School District 203

PREPaRE School Crisis Prevention and
Intervention Curriculum
Integrated safety and crisis training developed for and by professionals

The newly updated and revised PREPaRE curriculum provides training for school personnel in crisis preparation, prevention, intervention, response, and recovery procedures, with a special emphasis on the role of school-based mental health professionals.

PREPaRE Workshop #1: Prevention and Preparedness: Comprehensive School Safety Planning (Second Edition)

Tuesday, February, 12 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

  • CPD: 6.5 Hours
  • Nonmembers: $189
  • Members: $119

Presented By: Christina Conolly-Wilson, PsyD, NCSP, Shane R. Jimerson, PhD, NCSP

Learn how to establish and sustain comprehensive school safety and crisis prevention and preparedness efforts. With updated research and strategies, this workshop makes a clearer connection between ongoing school safety and crisis preparedness. It also will emphasize the unique needs, functions, and steps involved in the development of school teams, and how to establish quality safety and crisis plans. Bring your whole school crisis team to this training!

PREPaRE Workshop #2: Crisis Intervention and Recovery: The Roles of School-Based Mental Health Professionals (Second Edition)

Wednesday, February, 13 2:00 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday, February, 14 8:30 AM-4:00 PM, Friday, February, 15 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • CPD: 13 Hours
  • Nonmembers: $229
  • Members: $175

Presented By: Amanda B. Nickerson, NCSP, Rosario C. Pesce, PhD, NCSP

Learn how to meet the needs of students and staff following a school-associated crisis event. With updated research and crisis intervention strategies, this workshop covers how to prevent and prepare for psychological trauma, help to reaffirm students’ perceptions that they are safe and secure, and respond to the psychological needs of members of the school community. This workshop is an excellent course for all mental health professionals in your district who respond to crises.

Workshop 1, Training of Trainers (ToT) – Crisis Prevention and Preparedness: Comprehensive School Safety Planning, Second Edition

Tuesday, February, 12 4:00 PM-7:00 PM, Wednesday, February, 13 7:00 AM-9:00 AM

  • CPD: 5 Hours
  • Nonmembers: $174
  • Members: $139

Presented By: Melissa A. Reeves, NCSP, Stephen E. Brock, PhD, NCSP

This 5-hour session is designed to provide workshop participants with the information and practice needed to become a NASP PREPaRE Crisis Prevention and Preparedness workshop trainer.

Workshop 2, Training of Trainers (ToT) – Crisis Intervention and Recovery: The Roles of School-Based Mental Health Professionals, Second Edition

Friday, February, 15 1:00 PM-4:30 PM, Saturday, February, 16 8:00 AM-3:00 PM

  • CPD: 11 Hours
  • Nonmembers: $248
  • Members: $213

Presented By: Melissa A. Reeves, NCSP, Stephen E. Brock, PhD, NCSP

This 11-hour session is designed to provide workshop participants with the information and practice needed to become a NASP PREPaRE Crisis Intervention and Recovery workshop trainer.

Included in both Training of Trainer sessions will be a review of the logistics of workshop presentation and specific guidance on how to present the workshop.

Participants are required to have completed the corresponding prerequisite PREPaRE workshops. You are eligible for the second edition ToT even if you took the original curriculum core workshops.

Training of Trainer participants must have read the PREPaRE textbook, School Crisis Prevention and Intervention: The PREPaRE Model, prior to the training. To receive your participant discount, call NASP Publications to order (866) 331-6277.