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Active Shooter on Campus (Administrator and Staff versions)
It is vital that schools be well prepared for all kinds of safety incidents. The goal of Keenan SafeSchools/SafeColleges training’s Active Shooter: Administrators course is to prepare school administrators for “active shooter” situations by providing information on how they occur and how they may be more effectively prevented. Topics include: the facts about school shootings, understanding how to reduce the likelihood of active shooter situations, effective and ineffective strategies and tactics and actions to take in the event of an active shooter situation.

Boundary Invasion (25 minutes)
When incidents of sexual misconduct between school staff and students are revealed, colleagues are often-times left in shock, thinking “How could this happen in my school?” or “But that teacher is so respected and popular! Surely he/she isn’t capable of something like that….” This course highlights the shocking prevalence of misconduct in the educational setting, while also reinforcing the importance of establishing professional boundaries in the workplace. Available in Spanish.

Bullying Recognition/Response (42 Minutes)
The Keenan Safeschool’s Bullying: Recognition and Response course trains staff how to recognize and react to bullying situations. The course helps users understand the complexities of bullying by examining its characteristics, development and underlying causes. It also discusses the roles of victims, bullies and bystanders and offers ways for staff to deal with each. Addresses the “Safe Place to Learn Act”.

Diversity Awareness: Staff to Student (25 minutes)
A lack of diversity awareness and acceptance in a school community can create problems including harassment or discrimination claims. Keenan SafeSchools’ Diversity Awareness: Staff-to-Student course provides school staff members with an overview of issues related to staff-to-student diversity; equips staff to recognize and respond to incidents of harassment, bigotry, and prejudice; and how diversity policies apply to staff-to-parent communications as well. The course also offers positive reinforcing behaviors that show respect for a diverse student population and discusses the importance of staff to student boundaries.

Human Trafficking Awareness (22 minutes)
The goal of Keenan SafeSchools Human Trafficking Awareness course is to build awareness among employees regarding the trafficking of minors. This course will help all school employees learn to identify – and potentially prevent – occurrences of human trafficking.

Mandated Reporter: Child Abuse and Neglect (32 minutes)
The Keenan SafeSchools Mandatory Reporter course provides staff with an overview of laws regarding mandated reporting of child abuse, including child abuse and neglect detection, mandated reporter obligations and procedures (CANRA) and information on the consequences for failure to report. Available in Spanish.

Online Safety: Predators (15 minutes)
This course covers the dangers that exist online and what you can do to prevent an incident from occurring in your school.

Sexual Misconduct: Staff-to-Student (30 minutes)
While the vast numbers of school staff members are competent, capable and caring professionals, sexual misconduct by staff members involving students unfortunately does happen. Sexual misconduct has a profound and lasting impact on the student, school, community and staff members as well. The goal of this course is to educate teachers, coaches and support staff members about the standards of care required for the education profession – including the legal requirements. In addition, the course will explain the law that requires all school staff members to act as mandatory reporters of sexual abuse of students. Available in Spanish.

Title IX and Gender Equity in Sports (43 minutes)
Keenan SafeSchools/SafeColleges Title IX and Gender Equity in Athletics course provides an overview of Title IX and how it applies to school athletic programs. This course serves as an overview on the topic. It’s important for employees and programs to follow federal laws as well as your school and school district’s policies and procedures. Topics include a history of Title IX, legal requirements and compliance, equality in treatment and benefits, and common questions/myths.

Youth Suicide: Awareness and Prevention (26 minutes)
The statistics on youth suicide are staggering: suicide has become the 3rd leading cause of death for adolescents, with rates that have increased over 300% since the 1950s. However, by learning the facts about youth suicide, knowing the warning signs, and being ready to take action to safeguard a student, any school staff member can help prevent a tragedy. The goal of the Youth Suicide: Awareness and Prevention course is to provide school professionals with information that will help them reduce the likelihood of suicide among students in their school. This course will also explain the important role school personnel can have in suicide prevention.

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