This Is Not a Firedrill
Crisis Intervention and Prevention on College Campuses
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|Format:||Electronic Book Text, 384 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 17 November 2010|
Practical Information and Tools to Create and Implement a Comprehensive College Campus Crisis Management Program
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 communityThought-provoking case examples, activities, and illustrative dialogues that provide opportunities for reflection and practiceA checklist to get a crisis prevention and intervention plan for human dilemmas up and runningA 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.
About the Author
RICK A. MYER, PHD, is a professor and Director of the Center for Crisis Intervention and Prevention at Duquesne University. He is a licensed psychologist with over twenty-five years of experience in crisis intervention and management.
RICHARD K. JAMES, PHD, is a Crader Professor of Education at the University of Memphis as well as a licensed psychologist, a licensed professional counselor, and a Nationally Certified School Counselor. He is one of the founders of a crisis intervention prototype used to train police officers across the United States and internationally.
PATRICE MOULTON, PHD, is a professor of psychology at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. She is the author of several books on crisis intervention.
|Publisher: ||John Wiley & Sons|