Tag: Planning

School Safety Recommendations for Election Day (NH HSEM) [October 2020]

According to the U.S. Department of Education (REMSTA), “Election days may present a security challenge for schools and school districts because many designated polling places are on school grounds. Therefore, on election days, some school districts may cancel school or designate the day for teacher professional development”. The decision to close a school or remain …

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Responding to Student Demonstrations and Protests in Schools (REMS) [n.d.]

Background Classrooms are often the first settings in which students learn what it means to be civically engaged; and when students choose to use demonstrations and protests as a tool for civic engagement, school buildings, grounds, and communities are often selected as the setting. The response of students across the country to the February 14, …

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School & Drill Planning Considerations Guidance Document (HSEM & NHFMO) [August 2020]

Ten Essential Actions to Improve School Safety (COPS) [August 2020]

A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention (Suicide Prevention Resource Center) [July 2020]

Strategies, Programs, and Practices to Consider Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different aspects of the problem. The model above shows nine strategies that form a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion. Each strategy is a broad goal that can be advanced through …

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Threat Assessment: A Behavior-Based Approach to Preventing Targeted Violence (April 2, 2020)


  • April 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Law Enforcement Public Safety Officers Fire and EMS Education Administrators Teachers School Psychologists/Guidance Counselors School Resource Officers (SROs) Fusion Center Analysts Crisis Intervention Units Counselors & Mental Health Specialists Social Workers Anyone who may potentially be involved in risk detection/management position   Ensuring the safety of our communities is a responsibility that belongs (more…)

Joint Guidance on the Application of FERPA and HIPAA to Student Health Records (US DHHS & US DOE) [December 2019]

Excerpt from Document: The purpose of this guidance is to explain the relationship between the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) statute and implementing regulations and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. This document updates and expands on prior guidance to help address potential confusion on the part …

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April 2020 EOP Development Workshop – Concord, NH

Please join us for the FREE two-day workshop that will include instruction and technical assistance in the development of a School Emergency Operations Plans (EOP) and how to conduct a discussion-based exercise. It is strongly recommended that you attend both days of the workshop. You need to bring your school’s EOP. This is intended to …

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Developing a High Quality Emergency Operations Plan – April 2020


  • April 21, 2020 - April 22, 2020
    8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Please join us for the FREE two-day workshop that will include instruction and technical assistance in the development of a School Emergency Operations Plans (EOP) and how to conduct a discussion-based exercise. It is strongly recommended that you attend both days of the workshop. You need to bring your school’s EOP. This is intended to (more…)

Coming Together to End Youth Homelessness in NH (DHHS) [March 2020]

Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 3:30PM at Southern NH University, 2500 North River Road, Manchester, NH The DHHS Bureau of Housing Supports is so excited to be working together with each of NH’s Continuums of Care (CoC) to coordinate an event to collectively focus on youth homelessness in NH.  We are gathering …

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