Ch 11: Intervening & Responding to Crises at School

About This Chapter

Crisis management is an important responsibility of teachers, administrators and other school personnel. In this chapter, you will find details about ways that you can help students prepare for or cope with crises that might impact their learning environment.

Intervening and Responding to Crises at School - Chapter Summary

Crises at school or home can have adverse effects on students. This chapter outlines methods and techniques for supplying crisis intervention for these students and ways in which pre- and post-crisis counseling can be administered. This chapter will address the following topics to help you develop a deeper understanding of this topic:

  • Crisis intervention strategies
  • Specific indicators that might suggest an impending crisis
  • Effective procedures schools should adhere to following a crisis

Short text lessons are easily accessible from any device and provide expert instruction to ensure that you fully grasp the concepts covered in this chapter. Take self-assessment quizzes to determine how much you have learned and gauge your readiness in implementing these strategies in your school setting. A final exam also helps you demonstrate your level of knowledge once you complete your review of the entire chapter.

How It Helps

  • Provides a supportive environment for your students: Supports the development of your ability as a teacher to supply intervention methods that facilitate your students' recovery time after a crisis.
  • Prevents crises: Helps to make you aware of what to look for in behavioral changes or increased disciplinary actions that could indicate a building crisis in one or more students.
  • Creates an effective crisis response plan: Outlines ways in which you can ensure that students and your campus are safe should a crisis occur at your school.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Administer crisis counseling techniques
  • Identify pre-crisis indicators
  • Develop a list of responses to a crisis situation

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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