Written by three seasoned crisis intervention/prevention specialists with over fifty years combined experience in the field, This is NOT a Fire Drill: Crisis Intervention and Prevention on College Campuses is a practical guide to creating a comprehensive college campus crisis management program.
Authors Rick Myer, Richard James, and Patrice Moulton provide university administrators, faculty, and staff with invaluable hands-on examples, general tactics, and strategies along with specific prevention, intervention, and post-crisis logistics and techniques that can be applied to almost any crisis likely to be confronted on a college campus.
This is NOT a Fire Drill features a host of helpful resources, including:
- A proven individual/organization assessment tool to ensure school professionals and staff take appropriate action to protect students, the college, and the community
- Thought-provoking case examples, activities, and illustrative dialogues that provide opportunities for reflection and practice
- A checklist to get a crisis prevention and intervention plan for human dilemmas up and running
- A decision-tree model to guide the response and recovery to crisis
This is NOT a Fire Drill provides the necessary tools to address the emotional, cognitive, and behavioral responses of students and staff as they attempt to negotiate a crisis and its aftermath.
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