ERIC Number: ED460434
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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School Crisis Management Manual: Guidelines for Administrators. Second Edition.
This three-part manual is intended for principals and other administrators responsible for developing and managing school crisis plans. Part 1, preparation for a school crisis, includes sections on the selection and training of members of the school crisis team, steps in developing a school crisis plan, and four crisis scenarios to train team members to implement the crisis-management plan: student with a gun, arrest of a teacher, death of a teacher, and suicide of a student. Part 2, intervention, includes samples of written communication to parents and faculty; guidelines for dealing with the media; and suggested steps for the management of 29 different crisis situations. Part 3, resolution, provides information for helping students cope with grief and loss, dealing with post-traumatic stress, and conducting crisis counseling. The manual concludes with sections on organizing and managing a community meeting, debriefing the crisis team, and stress-management care for the caregivers. (PKP)
Descriptors: Accidents, Administrator Responsibility, Counseling Techniques, Crisis Intervention, Crisis Management, Death, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Parent School Relationship, Police School Relationship, School Counselors, School Nurses, School Psychologists, School Safety, Security Personnel, Stress Management, Violence, Weapons
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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