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CRISIS

Situations in which immediate action must be taken to avoid disaster or breakdown, or to protect the health and safety of students and staff.

ALERT Signs

  • Suicidal or homicidal ideation/plan/attempt
  • Extreme, bizarre behavior (e.g., hallucinations, paranoia, uncontrollable outbursts)
  • Death or serious, sudden injury of student or teacher that impacts significant numbers of students/staff
  • Natural disaster or major accident

Policy/

Protocol

  • Contact a school administrator and/or counselor IMMEDIATELY
  • School staff will place a call to the District Crisis Team’s Hotline (390-2535)
  • All involved will coordinate with administration and staff to assist in managing the crisis

SUPPORT TEAM:

  • District Crisis Team
  • School Principal or Designee
  • School Counselor

 

  • School Dean
  • School Police Officer
  • School Psychologist
  • School Social Worker

Necessary Information

Individual Student

  • Student’s name, grade level, sex, ESE status and any special needs
  • Your name, position at the school and phone number where you can be reached for a return call
  • Behavior(s) that are being exhibited
  • Any history of behavioral difficulties or hospitalizations through the Baker Act, if known
  • If the child is removed from school for transport to the Baker Act receiving facility, immediate notification is required to the student’s parent/guardian by the school principal or his/her designee

Significant Number of Students

  • Details of the loss or event that has occurred
  • Your name, position at the school and phone number where you can be reached for a return call
  • Number of students/staff members impacted
  • Any special needs or other information that may be relevant to assess the level of response
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