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Crisis Planning & Response Resources

 

Crisis Planning

**NDE — Security Self Assessment (Due 8/31/17), 2016 Safety& Security Standards, Jolene Palmer Presentations 2106
https://www.education.ne.gov/safety/index.html

**Comprehensive websites containing planning guidance, forms, checklists, procedures and trainings
https://rems.ed.gov/K12GuideForDevelHQSchool.aspx
https://training.fema.gov/programs/emischool/el361toolkit/siteindex.htm#item12 

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Standard Response Protocol
http://iloveuguys.org/srp.html

Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans
http://rems.ed.gov/docs/REMS_K-12_Guide_508.pdf

“Practical Information on Crisis Planning — A Guide for Schools and Communities” — Complete Guide
https://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/emergencyplan/crisisplanning.pdf

“Practical Information on Crisis Planning — A Guide for Schools and Communities” — Brochure
https://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/crisisplanning.pdf

A Model for School-Based Crisis Preparedness and Response
https://ojp.gov/ovc/publications/bulletins/schoolcrisis/pg3.html

School Emergency Plans
https://www.ready.gov/school-emergency-plans

Crisis Response Box — A Guide to Help Every School Assemble the Tools and Resources Needed for a Critical Incident Response
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ss/cp/documents/crisisrespbox.pdf

Crisis communications guides and toolkit for before, during and after a school crisis.
http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.sswaa.org/resource/resmgr/imported/schoolcrisisguide.pdf

Emergency Management Virtual Toolkit for Education Agencies Serving K-12 Schools
http://rems.ed.gov/virtual-toolkit/index.html

Integrating Students with Special Needs and Disabilities Into Emergency Response and Crisis Planning
http://rems.ed.gov/docs/Disability_NewsletterV2I1.pdf

Promoting Emergency Preparedness Among Non-English Speaking Students
http://rems.ed.gov/docs/SS_Vol02Issue02_Miami.pdf


Sample Crisis Plans / Templates

Model School Crisis Management Plan
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/safety_crisis_management/emergency_crisis_management/model_plan.pdf

Sample School Emergency Response Plan
http://rems.ed.gov/docs/repository/REMS_000048_0011.pdf

Sample School Emergency Operations Plan
https://training.fema.gov/programs/emischool/el361toolkit/assets/sampleplan.pdf

North Central Nebraska — School Safety & Security Plan Template
http://homelandplanning.nebraska.edu/petregions/northcentral/documents/School%20All%20Hazards%20Plan.pdf

Sample School Emergency Plan
http://digitalmaine.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=mema_docs

Sample School Crisis Intervention Plan
http://www.warren.k12.oh.us/docs/Warren%20County%20School%20Crisis%20Intervention%20Plan-0.pdf

Sample Emergency Operations Plan
https://www.nd.gov/des/uploads%5Cresources%5C895%5Csample-multi-hazard-school-plan.pdf

Sample Emergency Response / Crisis Manual
http://www.santacruzcoe.org/school_safety/emergency_response_manual_pdfs/ERCM-Manual-Full.pdf

Sample Emergency Crisis Plan
http://www.yutanpublicschools.com/vimages/shared/vnews/stories/51f945e55139a/School%20SafetyYPSCrisis%202014-15.pdf


State & Federal Resources

**Comprehensive websites containing planning guidance, forms, checklists, procedures and trainings:
https://rems.ed.gov/K12GuideForDevelHQSchool.aspx
https://training.fema.gov/programs/emischool/el361toolkit/siteindex.htm#item12

NDE Safety and Security Standards — Updated 6/2016
https://www.education.ne.gov/safety/Docs/Safety_and_Security_Standards_ADOPTED.pdf

NDE — Jolene Palmer Presentations
https://www.education.ne.gov/safety/Docs/Safe_Secure_Success_Access.pdf
https://www.education.ne.gov/safety/Docs/Admin_Day_2016_Safety.pdf

NDE School Safety Center
https://www.education.ne.gov/safety/Crisis_Response.html

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency
https://nema.nebraska.gov/

Nebraska Public Health Emergency Response Coordinators by County
http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Documents/ERCs.pdf

Department of Education
https://www.ed.gov/school-safety

Colorado School Safety Information
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cssrc/cssrc-tools-and-templates

National Incident Management System (NIMS)            
https://training.fema.gov/programs/emischool/emischool.aspx/el361toolkit/assets/nimsimplementationactivitiesforschools.pdf
https://www.fema.gov/nims-doctrine-supporting-guides-tools

Incident Command System (ICS) Resource Center
http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/is/icsresource/.#sthash.3yl0keEm.dpuf

Presidential Policy Directive 8
https://www.fema.gov/learn-about-presidential-policy-directive-8#

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/state_health_departments.htm

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
http://www.dhs.gov/state-homeland-security-contacts

Ready.gov website
www.ready.gov/

Red Cross Disaster Services
www.redcross.org/services/disaster


Crisis Response / Psychological Considerations

Sample School Crisis Response Plan — Psychological Considerations
http://www.healthiersf.org/Programs/SHP/Crisis%20Response/documents/Crisis%20Response%20Manual.pdf

Psychological First Aid for Schools
http://www.nctsn.org/content/psychological-first-aid-schoolspfa

Child Trauma Tookit for Educators
http://www.nctsn.org/resources/audiences/school-personnel/trauma-toolkit

Resources for School Personnel
http://www.nctsn.org/resources/audiences/school-personnel/trauma-toolkit

Schools and Trauma Web Series
http://learn.nctsn.org/course/index.php?categoryid=39

Crisis Response — Psychological Considerations
http://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
https://sowkweb.usc.edu/about/centers-affiliations/national-center-school-crisis-and-bereavement

Responding to a Crisis at School — Revised 2016
http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/crisis/crisis.pdf

OPS Post Crisis Resources for Students, Parents and Staff
http://district.ops.org/DEPARTMENTS/DistrictOperationalServices/SchoolSafety/SafetyInformationforParents.aspx#7041804-post-crisis

The Dougy Center — The National Center for Children and Grieving Families
http://www.dougy.org/

Children’s Grief Education Association
http://www.childgrief.org/childrenandgrief.htm

Sesame Street Grief Resources
http://www.sesamestreet.org/search?keyword=grief

National Alliance for Grieving Children
https://childrengrieve.org/resources-when-there-crisis-your-community-0

Coalition to Support Grieving Students
https://grievingstudents.org/modules/crisis-special-circumstances/

Individualized Guidelines for Key School Personnel (scroll to bottom)
http://www.nctsn.org/resources/audiences/school-personnel/crisis-situation

Resources for Schools
http://www.nctsn.org/resources/audiences/school-personnel/crisis-situation

Resources for Parents and Caregivers
http://www.nctsn.org/resources/audiences/school-personnel/crisis-situation

Resources for Youth and Families Who Were Injured
www.AftertheInjury.org
http://www.nctsn.org/resources/audiences/parents-caregivers

PREPare Training from NASP
http://www.nasponline.org/professional-development/prepare-training-curriculum

Suicide Safe by SAMHSA — Downloadable App
http://store.samhsa.gov/product/SAMHSA-Suicide-Safe-Mobile-App/PEP15-SAFEAPP1

 

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Region IV Emergency System Coordinator Contact Information
http://region3.ne.networkofcare.org/content/client/835/NebraskaMHEmergencySystemCoordinators2014.pdf

Region IV Crisis Response Team Contact by County
http://region4.ne.networkofcare.org/mh/emergency-services.aspx

The National Association of School Psychologists’
(NASP offers consultation and support to schools and districts in the aftermath of a crisis)
http://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/direct-crisis-support

Nebraska Family Helpline
http://dhhs.ne.gov/behavioral_health/Pages/nebraskafamilyhelpline_index.aspx
http://www.nebraskafamilyhelpline.ne.gov/

Boys Town Suicide Hotline — 1-800-445-3000
www.suicide.org

 

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Crisis Response Information Google Drive Folder
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4l0cZPBasuxWkVBSHBmVmRXUEU


Staff Debriefing

Practical Suggestions for Crisis Debriefing in Schools
www.schoolsecurity.org/resources

Staff Debriefing option — EAP
http://www.4bhs.org/Outpatient/EAP.aspx

Self-care tips on managing being the caregiver during psychologically tough periods
https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/care-for-caregivers

Tips more specific for administrators and crisis team members on how to
help school staff manage and cope during difficult times
https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/care-for-caregivers/care-for-the-caregiver-guidelines-for-administrators-and-crisis-teams


Crisis Team Contact Info for ESU #1 Schools

https://docs.google.com/a/esu1.org/spreadsheets/d/1E6J_EXEssZMP5hmAQFu3DvVJB3qjySC4hPXkEjSN_Ec/edit?usp=sharing

NOTE: Only people with permission will be able to access this link.
To request access, please contact Billie Sitzmann, Arianne Conley or Scott McIntosh.
Special Education Departments

 

Questions? Comments? Please email Scott or Tracey.