Center for Critical Incident Response & Prevention
Center for Critical Incident Response & Prevention
Additional Resources

Aggression Management


  • A collection of stories about children who have been bullied and have committed suicide.
  • Restores school as a place where students integrate the pursuit of their individual potential with kindness and compassion for all.
  • This website addresses safe and responsible Internet use.
  • This book is looks at bullying from a child’s viewpoint. Dorn, Michael. (2003). Weakfish: bullying through the eyes of a child. Canada: Safe Heavens International.
  • National Crime Prevention website that addresses bullying

Cell Phone Safety

Communicating with Students

  • I Love U Guys Foundation
    Restores and protects the joy of youth through educational programs and positive actions in collaboration with families, schools, communities, organizations and government

Conflict Resolution

Critical Incident Response

  • Cooper, R; Sweat, G; Ward, M – Critical Incident Response Booklet: Recommendations to Schools, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Responders for Putting Together the tools They need to Respond to a Crisis.

Cyber Bullying

Drug Abuse

Educational Publication

  • Educational publications relating to school safety can be ordered at this website.

Engaging Schools and Families

  • S.A.F.E. TEAM
    This program increases personal responsibility, safety, and educational success at individual schools. The goal is for each adult family member to volunteer at least one day of the school year.

Internet Safety




  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network - Improves access to care, treatment, and services for traumatized children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events.
  • A book that provides administrators, counselors, and teachers with useful information and resources to utilize in the aftermath of major events - Regaining Balance - Leading Your School Through Loss by Cheri Lovre.


  • Homeland Security - NRF (2008) – National Response Framework – online at

School Emergency Response Plans

School Safety

  • Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) – Student driven organization where they learn about alternatives to violence and apply what they learn through school and community service projects.
  • A book that details several school shootings and offers theories as to why they happen. Fox, C, Harding, D, Mehta, J, & Roth, W (2004). Rampage: The Social Roots Of School Shootings. New York,NY: Basic Books.
  • National Crime Prevention Center website for School Safety:
  • Brunner, J. & Lewis, D. (2012, February). Strategic safety: Little things are the big things. Principal Leadership, 12(6). Available online at


  • American Association of Suicidology - a membership organization for all those involved in suicide prevention and intervention, or touched by suicide

Threat Assessment

  • NaBita-Tool = Threat Assessment Tool, online at
  • Secret Service Threat Assessment – VA Tech – Treat – Assessment (2002)
  • Brett A. Sokolow, J.D. • W. Scott Lewis, J.D. • Carolyn Reinach Wolf, Esq. • Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. • John D. Byrnes, Threat Assessment in the Campus Setting, THE NaBITA 2009 WHITEPAPER, Additional copies are available for free at
  • Cornell, D. & Sheras, P. (2006). Guidelines for responding to student threats of violence. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.
  • Deisinger, G., Randazzo, M., O’Neill, D. & Savage, J. (2008). The handbook for campus threat assessment and management teams. Boston, MA: Applied Risk Management.
  • National Association of School Psychologists (n.d.). Treat assessment: Predicting and preventing school violence. Available online at
  • Noland, J.J., Radazzo, M.R., & Deisinger, G. (2011). Campus threat assessment and management teams: What risk managers need to know now. University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URIMA) Journal Reprint

Violent Crime and Personal Safety

Vulnerability Assessment

  • US Dept of Education, office of Safety and Drug Free Schools, (2008) – A guide to School Vulnerablity Assessments, Key Principles for Safe Schools ; online at
  • Texas School Safety Center, Texas State University – San Marcos – Public Junior College Safety and Security Audit Guide

Workplace Safety