Summary: This article touches on how schools prepare for crisis situations and how to build resilience to deal with trauma before, during, and after an emergency incident occurs. The author contends that SEL and building relationships is an important step in the process.
Source: Amelia Harper, Education Dive, September 18, 2017
“School districts across the country are considering the most effective and least traumatic ways to prepare faculty and students for worst-case scenario situations, District Administration reports….Some experts argue that drills empower people to know how to respond, while others insist that building better relationships and providing early interventions to troubled students is the best way to mitigate threats and acts of violence.”
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