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School Crisis Response Initiative

NCJ Number
197832
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Publication Series
Publication Type
Bulletin
Annotation
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.
Abstract
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