Category: Training & Exercises

Training & Exercising is an important aspect of any preparedness and response program. This section identifies resources helpful in school preparedness training and exercises.

Training: Incident Command for Schools (NH FSTEMS) [December 2019]

Each year, minor emergencies to natural disasters impact schools and threaten the safety of staff and students. While not all emergencies require outside assistance, given today’s threats, schools must be prepared to respond in partnership with first responders. Success of this partnership begins well before the event during emergency planning and a common understanding of …

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Training: AWR-148 Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents

DATES & LOCATIONS: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in Epping Thursday, February 6, 2020 in Littleton CLASS DESCRIPTION: This eight-hour awareness-level course for school administrators and emergency responders will educate rural law enforcement personnel as well as school administrator and staff to effectively respond to an emergency involving a school building or an entire school system. …

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Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools (NHFMO) [November 2019]

Updated November 2019 As of July 2019, NH educational facilities are required to follow amended RSA 189.64 and the Life Safety Code related to emergency response drills. This flyer provides relevant information related to these required exercises and drills. Download the Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools Flyer

Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement Announces: Champions Choose Love (JLCLM) [September 2019]

Modeled after the Choose Love Enrichment Program, Champions Choose Love focuses on the Social Emotional Learning Skills a team leader can utilize to develop self-awareness, strengthen relationships with coaches, teammates and competitors, and develop responsible decision-making skills. There are five lessons, including the introduction, that take approximately 20 minutes each to complete. The lessons focus …

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Course Announcement: Risk Management for After-School Activities (TEEX) [August 2019]

This is an online course. To assist high schools across the country in their safety and security efforts, The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi, in conjunction with the United States Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s National Emergency Response and …

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Every Student Succeeds Summer Leadership Summit – August 13 & 14

FOR: School and district administrators, title program managers, grants managers, business administrators and other leaders in the field. Offices in the NH DOE’s Division of Learner Support invite you to attend the Every Student Succeeds Summer Leadership Summit in August. Join leaders from the Department of Education and its statewide community partners for guidance and …

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MGT-417 Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents for Decision Makers Training – August 13 & 14, 2019

MGT-417 Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents For Key Decision Makers Schools, law enforcement, emergency responders, and community stakeholders are often limited in their access to resources, so it is imperative that all potentially affected parties collaborate in planning, preparation, communication, response, and recovery in the event of a school-based incident. Moreover, these affected parties must …

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Suicide Postvention Training for Education (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

A suicide death can have a devastating impact on a school community. Since knowing someone who has died by suicide is one of the highest risk factors for suicide, taking steps to reduce risk and promote healing after a suicide (postvention) becomes an integral part of suicide prevention efforts. Connect Suicide Postvention Training is a …

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Youth Leaders – Partnering with Adults in Youth Suicide Prevention (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

Friends of youth at risk are typically the ones who see suicidal warnings before adults. Because youth may not know what to do about a friend at risk or may keep a suicidal plan “secret”, it is important for youth to be trained in suicide prevention and intervention. Research has consistently shown that teens training …

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Suicide Prevention/Intervention Training for Education (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

School personnel are well positioned to notice changes in youth behaviors, attitudes, academic performance and social interactions which may signal symptoms of depression, substance abuse and other suicide risk factors. A unique community-based intervention, Connect increases the competence of school communities to promote suicide prevention, recognize individuals at risk and respond to individuals who are …

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