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School Crisis Response Initiative

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This bulletin describes the work of the School Crisis Response Initiative of the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence at the Yale Child Study Center and provides an overview of the program’s organizational model for school crime preparedness and response.
This OVC bulletin describes an innovative model for preparing for fast and effective responses to the needs of students after violent or traumatic crises. Crisis response teams are made up of trained school personnel and community members who provide student support and assistance, including triage, counseling, and referral to community services.
Date Created: November 24, 2014