This book provides a solid, practical approach to creating an effective crisis management plan to address and respond to unexpected violence and other traumas impacting the school community. It is a very helpful tool for increasing school professionals' knowledge of the protocol, policies and strategies needed in crisis management and post-intervention work. There is also a discussion for developing a prevention attitude, along with specific strategies designed to make schools safer places. The manual includes a crisis management checklist, sample announcements, parent/guardian letters, press released, and other helpful forms for crisis management.
Author: Janice L. Dreshman, Cheryl I. Crabb, & Susan Tarasevich