NASP 2011 Summer Conferences
PREPaRE School Crisis Prevention and Intervention Curriculum
The newly updated and revised PREPaRE training 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. With two workshops available at each summer conference, you can choose to attend one or both of these key training sessions!
Workshop 1 – Crisis Prevention & Preparedness: Comprehensive School Safety Planning
- Monday, July 11; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Presenters: Melissa Reeves, PhD, NCSP & Christina Conolly-Wilson, PsyD., NCSP
- Individuals registered for Workshop 1 are also able to register for the Summer Conference.
- 7 CPD hours
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 and functions of school teams and the steps involved in developing these teams, including a model that integrates school personnel and community provider roles. The PREPaRE model builds on existing personnel, resources and programs, and can be adapted to individual school needs and size. Finally, the workshop explores how to prepare for school crises by developing, exercising, and evaluating safety and crisis plans. Bring your whole school crisis team to this training!
Workshop 2 – Crisis Intervention and Recovery: The Roles of School-Based Mental Health Professionals
- Tuesday, July 12; 8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m., and Wednesday, July 13; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Presenters: Christina Conolly-Wilson, PsyD., NCSP & Rosario Pesce, PhD., NCSP
- Individuals registered for Workshop 2 are also able to register for the Preconference Workshops.
- 14 CPD hours
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 both the physical health of members of the school community and students’ perceptions that they are safe and secure, evaluate the degree of psychological trauma, respond to the psychological needs of members of the school community, and examine the effectiveness of school crisis intervention and recovery efforts. This workshop is an excellent course for all mental health professionals in your district who respond to crisis.
Integrated safety and crisis training developed by and for school professionals.