We make decisions daily about whether to act based upon our morals and values or surrender them based on fear, bias, indifference or some other factor. But everyone, including faculty, staff, students, safety directors, law enforcement, and administrators, have a responsibility to speak up.
Evaluating School Climate and Culture: Ensuring Safe & Caring School Communities in the Age of COVID-19
Nick Chernoff will discuss digital trends impacting school safety throughout North America, violent behavior patterns, and all facets of bullying and successful intervention strategies. In addition, staff and student online safety strategies will be reviewed.
Chief Stephen Lopez discusses some of the key ways in which campus police/security are having to adapt to handle the “new normal” resulting from the global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. This includes discussions on how we keep our campus police (and security) forces safe, ranging from altered workplace practices, to training and personal protective equipment.
Lt. Joseph Pangaro will help you understand the planning process in developing an All Hazards Threat Assessment for after school programs including all potential issues and stakeholders.
Gary Sigrist of Safeguard Risk Solutions will share how to conduct a Security and Vulnerability Assessment with the help of your First Responders and free tools from the US Department of Education and other government agencies at little or no cost.
Whether the disaster is a pandemic event, terrorist attack, active assailant offense, workplace violence incident or a natural disaster, healthcare institutions must be ready to tackle any catastrophe event.
Dr. Kevin Kloesel provides resources needed to create all-weather hazard plans for campus activities ranging from small-donor functions to large athletic events. He also discusses the complications that COVID-19 presents to existing weather plans.
Jason Stoddard, Director of School Safety and Security for the Charles County Public Schools, will share how his district has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and provide information on the unique experiences and lessons learned over the past few months.
With almost 80,000 faculty, students and staff located on six campuses in four jurisdictions, Northern Virginia Community College’s (NOVA) response to COVID-19 required extensive planning, detailed coordination and significant flexibility.
In this session presented by John O’Malley, Campus Security Staff will walk away with a better understanding of the legality behind hospital detention and how to utilize best practices in this area if or when they find themselves dealing with forensic patients.