Upcoming PREPaRE Workshops

PREPaRE master trainers Drs. Melissa Reeves, Amanda Nickerson, Stephen Brock, and Lisa Coffey will present the PREPaRE Third Edition core and training of trainer workshops at our annual convention in February 2022. The convention will take place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. Each workshop includes extensive workshop materials and tools and conveys documented, NASP-approved, Category A CPD.*

Registration

Registration is open. Space is limited and participants can sign up for one or both workshops. NASP members receive a deep discount on the registration. If you are interested in taking the ToTs, contact the PREPaRE Coordinator at prepare@naspweb.org to confirm your eligibility. *Please note that participants must also register for the convention.

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Workshop Descriptions

Workshop 1: Comprehensive School Safety Planning: Prevention Through Recovery
Tuesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. EDT

Member Price: $170, Non-member Price: $244
7 hours of NASP-approved** CPD

Presenters: Amanda Nickerson, Ph.D., NCSP, and Melissa Reeves, Ph.D., NCSP, LPC

Participants will learn how to establish and sustain comprehensive school safety efforts that attend to both physical and psychological safety. The workshop addresses critical components needed to develop, exercise, and evaluate school safety and crisis response teams and plans and conduct building vulnerability assessments.

View a more detailed description and learning objectives for Workshop 1.

Workshop 2: Mental Health Crisis Interventions: Responding to an Acute Traumatic Stressor in Schools
Thursday and Friday, October 21 and 22, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. EDT

Member Price: $235, Non-member Price: $294
13 hours of NASP-approved** CPD

Presenters: Stephen E. Brock, Ph.D., NCSP, LEP, and Lisa Coffey, NCSP

Participants will develop the knowledge and skill to provide immediate mental health crisis interventions to the students, staff, and school community members who have been simultaneously exposed to an acute traumatic stressor. These skills may also help to build a bridge to the psychotherapeutic and trauma-informed mental health response sometimes required to address challenges associated with trauma exposure.

View a more detailed description and learning objectives for Workshop 2.

Workshop 1, Training of Trainers: Comprehensive School Safety Planning: Prevention Through Recovery
Tuesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. EDT

Member Price: $245, Non-member Price: $290
7 hours of NASP-approved** CPD

Presenters: Amanda Nickerson, Ph.D., NCSP, and Melissa Reeves, Ph.D., NCSP, LPC

Participants will learn and practice to become a trainer of PREPaRE Workshop 1: Comprehensive School Safety Planning: Prevention Through Recovery. Included in this workshop is a one-hour online module addressing the logistics of workshop delivery and a 10-hour in-person workshop (1.5 days) addressing how to present the workshop content (with a special emphasis on a standardized delivery).

View a more detailed description and learning objectives for Workshop 1, Training of Trainers.

Workshop 2, Training of Trainers: Mental Health Crisis Interventions: Responding to an Acute Traumatic Stressor in Schools
Thursday and Friday, October 21 and 22, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. EDT

Member Price: $310, Non-member Price: $369
13 hours of NASP-approved** CPD

Presenters: Stephen E. Brock, Ph.D., NCSP, LEP, and Lisa Coffey, NCSP

Participants with the information and practice needed to become a trainer of PREPaRE Workshop 2: Mental Health Crisis Interventions: Responding to an Acute Traumatic Stressor in Schools. This workshop includes a one-hour online module addressing the logistics of workshop delivery and a 13-hour in-person workshop (2 days) addressing how to present the workshop content (with a special emphasis on a standardized delivery).

View a more detailed description and learning objectives for Workshop 2, Training of Trainers.

*Please note that after January 19, 2022, cancellations are subject to NASP approval. If approved you will receive a refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. If you need to cancel your registration, please email our convention manager at convention@naspweb.org.

Requirements

Each workshop has a time commitment of 6.5 contact hours a day, but there will be multiple short breaks throughout with a longer break for lunch. A detailed schedule with built-in breaks will be provided to participants in advance for planning.

Full credit for the workshop(s) and access to the certificate of completion requires completing the pretest, all breakout activities, and the posttest and evaluation, as well as attendance at the entire workshop. Attendance will be monitored.

Two to three weeks before the workshop, participants will need to enroll in the PREPaRE Online Catalog to complete pre-workshop requirements.

**NASP is also approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NASP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Questions?

Contact the PREPaRE Coordinator at prepare@naspweb.org if you have any questions.

PREPaRE Workshops

The PREPaRE training curriculum includes two core workshops that can be conducted together or separately and two corresponding Training of Trainer (ToT) workshops. 

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Written by PREPaRE trainers, this book is an excellent complement to the PREPaRE workshops or as a standalone resource for school support staff who have not taken training. If you are a PREPaRE trainer, please call 866-331-6277 ext. 850 to get your promo code before ordering the book.