Crisis Planning & Response Resources

Crisis PlanningCrisis Response /
Psychological Considerations
Sample Crisis Plans / TemplatesStaff Debriefing
State & Federal ResourcesCrisis Team Contact Info
for ESU #1 Schools

Crisis Planning

**NDE — Security Self Assessment (Due 8/31/17), 2016 Safety & Security Standards, Jolene Palmer Presentations

**Comprehensive websites containing planning guidance, forms, checklists, procedures and trainings 

National Education Association 2018 School Crisis Guide


Standard Response Protocol

Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans

“Practical Information on Crisis Planning — A Guide for Schools and Communities” — Complete Guide

“Practical Information on Crisis Planning — A Guide for Schools and Communities” — Brochure

A Model for School-Based Crisis Preparedness and Response

Crisis Response Box — A Guide to Help Every School Assemble the Tools and Resources Needed for a Critical Incident Response

Crisis communications guides and toolkit for before, during and after a school crisis.

Emergency Management Virtual Toolkit for Education Agencies Serving K-12 Schools

Integrating Students with Special Needs and Disabilities Into Emergency Response and Crisis Planning

Promoting Emergency Preparedness Among Non-English Speaking Students

Sample Crisis Plans / Templates

Sample Crisis Management Plan 2018

Sample Crisis Management Plan 2018

Sample Crisis Management Plan 2018

Sample Emergency Crisis Management Plan 2018

Sample Crisis Management Plan

Sample Crisis Management Plan

Sample Crisis Management Plan

Sample School Safety & Crisis Management Plan

Model School Crisis Management Plan

Sample School Emergency Response Plan

Sample School Emergency Operations Plan

North Central Nebraska — School Safety & Security Plan Template

Sample School Emergency Plan

Sample School Crisis Intervention Plan

Sample Emergency Operations Plan

State & Federal Resources

**Comprehensive websites containing planning guidance, forms, checklists, procedures and trainings:

NDE Safety and Security Standards — Updated 6/2016

NDE — Jolene Palmer Presentations

NDE School Safety Center

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency

Nebraska Public Health Emergency Response Coordinators by County

Department of Education

Colorado School Safety Information

National Incident Management System (NIMS)   

Incident Command System (ICS) Resource Center

Presidential Policy Directive 8

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website

Red Cross Disaster Services

Crisis Response / Psychological Considerations

Sample School Crisis Response Plan — Psychological Considerations

Psychological First Aid for Schools

Child Trauma Tookit for Educators

Resources for School Personnel

Crisis Response — Psychological Considerations

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

Responding to a Crisis at School — Revised 2016

OPS Post Crisis Resources for Students, Parents and Staff

The Dougy Center — The National Center for Children and Grieving Families

Children’s Grief Education Association

Sesame Street Grief Resources

National Alliance for Grieving Children

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

Individualized Guidelines for Key School Personnel (scroll to bottom)

Resources for Schools

Resources for Parents and Caregivers

Resources for Youth and Families Who Were Injured

PREPare Training from NASP

Suicide Safe by SAMHSA — Downloadable App


Region IV Emergency System Coordinator Contact Information

Region IV Crisis Response Team Contact by County

The National Association of School Psychologists’
(NASP offers consultation and support to schools and districts in the aftermath of a crisis)

Nebraska Family Helpline

Boys Town Suicide Hotline — 1-800-445-3000

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Crisis Response Information Google Drive Folder

Staff Debriefing

Practical Suggestions for Crisis Debriefing in Schools

Staff Debriefing option — EAP

Self-care tips on managing being the caregiver during psychologically tough periods

Tips more specific for administrators and crisis team members on how to
help school staff manage and cope during difficult times

Crisis Team Contact Info for ESU #1 Schools

NOTE: Only people with permission will be able to access this link. To request access, please contact Billie Sitzmann, Arianne Conley or Scott McIntosh.