UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The PREPaRE curriculum has been developed by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) as part of NASP's long-term leadership in supporting and developing school crisis prevention and response capabilities at the local level.
Schools play a critical role in meeting the needs of students, staff, families and often the local community during times of crisis. They must have crisis plans and trained teams in place to serve this function effectively within the unique context of the school culture.
PREPaRE is the only comprehensive curriculum developed by school-based professionals with firsthand experience and formal training. The curriculum builds on existing personnel, resources,and programs; provides for sustainability; and can be adapted to individual school needs and size.
The PREPaRE model has been implemented by School Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training Curriculum local school districts across the country and has begun to be used internationally, and has proven highly effective for schools committed to improving and strengthening their school safety and crisis management capacities.
This one-day workshop provides school-based mental health professionals, administrators, security professionals, and other educators the knowledge and resources to help them establish and sustain comprehensive school safety and crisis prevention and preparedness efforts.
With updated research and strategies, this workshop makes a clear connection between ongoing school safety and crisis preparedness. It also will emphasize:
Upon completion of Workshop 1, participants may continue their training by taking Workshop 2.
This two-day workshop provides school-based mental health professionals and other school crisis intervention team members with the knowledge necessary to meet the mental health needs of students and staff following a school-associated crisis event.
With updated research and crisis intervention strategies, this workshop will:
This workshop is an excellent course for all mental health professionals in your district who provide mental health crisis intervention services.
Both workshops will be held at the UWRF Hudson Center in Hudson, WI (map and directions).
You must register in advance using the registration links above. You may register for either Workshop I or Workshop II or for both. The registration fee is $125 for Workshop 1 and $250 for Workshop 2 and includes the following:
For additional questions, send an email to School Psychology Department.