DS008: Practical Considerations for Conducting School Crisis Drills

Friday, February 21, 2014 3:00 PM–4:20 PM


This session will discuss the basic principles of the different types of emergency protocols and how to conduct school crisis drills. Speakers will review the steps needed to conduct a full-scale emergency drill. Participants will also learn the roles that mental health staff members have in preparing for school drills. This session is sponsored by the Convention Committee.

Learner Objectives


Christina N. Conolly-Wilson, Waukegan Public Schools, Waukegan, IL; Benjamin S. Fernandez, Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, VA; Melissa A. Reeves, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC; Amanda B. Nickerson, SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY