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Safe & Secure Schools: 27 Strategies for Prevention and Intervention / Edition 1

by Judy M. Brunner, Dennis K. Lewis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412962994

ISBN-13: 9781412962995

Pub. Date: 08/20/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Make a difference in school safety and security with these practical, realistic strategies!

This timely resource for new, veteran, and aspiring school administrators offers cost-effective techniques for creating a safe environment for students, staff, and the community. The authors use their experience in education and law enforcement to show how administrators

Overview

Make a difference in school safety and security with these practical, realistic strategies!

This timely resource for new, veteran, and aspiring school administrators offers cost-effective techniques for creating a safe environment for students, staff, and the community. The authors use their experience in education and law enforcement to show how administrators can combine the need for a secure campus with the desire to maintain an open and welcoming school. Educators will find recommendations that can:

  • Help prevent or minimize a potential crisis
  • Facilitate a stronger, more informed response when needed
  • Allow a school to recover and return to normalcy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412962995
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/20/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Dr. Gerald Tirozzi
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
1. Planning
Strategy 1: Starting the School Year: A Checklist for Safety and Security
Strategy 2: The Principal's Homework: What Does Your Teacher Handbook Say About Safety and Security?
Strategy 3: Strategic Supervision: The Foundation for School Safety
Strategy 4: A Safety Game Plan for Cocurricular Events
Strategy 5: On the Road Again: Discipline Investigations Away From School
Strategy 6: Visitor Check-In and Screening Procedures: It's More Than Just Signing the Visitor Log
Strategy 7: Ensuring the Safe Evacuation of Students With Physical Disabilities During an Emergency
Strategy 8: Invest in a Safety Committee: Creating Strategies You Can Bank On
Strategy 9: Speaking of School Safety: Creating a Conversation Within the School Community
Strategy 10: Closing Out the School Year
2. Response Strategies
Strategy 11: Planning for School Emergencies: Part 1
Strategy 12: Planning for School Emergencies: Part 2
Strategy 13: Assessing Student Threats of Violence: A School's Response to a Growing Problem
Strategy 14: De-escalating an Angry Parent: You'll Never Have to Answer for What You Don't Say
Strategy 15: Fights at School: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Strategy 16: Head 'Em Up! Move 'Em Out!: Relocating Students During an Emergency Event
Strategy 17: Student Searches: A Practical Application
Strategy 18: Managing Electronic Devices: Sending the Right "Signals" to Parents and Students
Strategy 19: Full-Court Press: A Media Management Plan
3. Professional Development
Strategy 20: Is Your School Up to Speed on Safety?
Strategy 21: What Teachers Must Know About Safety
Strategy 22: Training Support Staff to Respond Appropriately
Strategy 23: Intimidation, Harassment, and Bullying: Fear Factors in the Twenty-First-Century School
Strategy 24: Holiday Blues: Responding to Seasonally Despondent Students
Strategy 25: Tabletop Exercises: The Ultimate Tool for School Safety Training
Strategy 26: There's No "Substitute" for Good Safety
4. Top Ten
Strategy 27: School Safety's Top Ten: The Top Ten Things to Remember When Creating a Safe School Environment
Resources
Bibliography
Index

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