What is a school ‘crisis intervention team’?
A school crisis intervention team is a team made up of school mental health, law enforcement, school administrators, teachers as well as parents and students sometimes. It’s a team that, after a crisis is assembled, and accounts for the emotional safety of children, students and staff. What they do is go out and they provide crisis intervention, crisis debriefing; they provide services that really aid the emotional support of students.
This video clip is part of the series “Mental Health During A School Crisis“.
Michael Dorn and Sonayia Shepherd (School Safety Analysts) gives expert video advice on: What is a school “crisis intervention team”?; What steps should a school take to minimize trauma in a crisis?; What some common responses after a school crisis? and more…