Tag: Planning

Role of Community Engagement Specialists Webinar (REMS TA) [January 2022]

Click Here to Register Who: Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance (REMS TA) Where: Online When: January 27, 2022 from 1 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The objectives of this 60-minute webinar are to: Highlight the role of school-based Community Engagement Specialists in supporting school safety efforts at the local and state level. Demonstrate …

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NH School Safe: Threat Assessment Micro-grant (NH Department of Education) [October 2021]

Posted: October 12, 2021 Application Due Date: TBA Questions? Email Jen Doris at jennifer.f.doris@doe.nh.gov View Application Here In 2018, the New Hampshire Department of Education’s Bureau of Student Wellness and Nutrition (NH DOE BSW) received a STOP School Violence Threat Assessment grant. This program is “designed to improve school security by providing students and teachers …

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Reminder for Schools: Emergency Operations Plans due September 1st

For Schools: Emergency Operations Plans are due September 1st each year. Please submit your EOP via the online portal: https://prd.blogs.nh.gov/dos/hsem/?page_id=6320.  If you have questions about the plan itself, please contact your school readiness coordinator at: https://prd.blogs.nh.gov/dos/hsem/?page_id=1262

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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