This set includes a 30-minute video program and a facilitator's guide.
After an introduction by Dr. Suellen Reed, Superintendent of Public Schools in the State of Indiana, the video presents the first potential crisis situation—a bomb threat phoned in to the school office. The video demonstrates how the call is handled, the steps leading to a decision to evacuate the school, and the proper techniques for first scanning and then searching the building for a suspicious device.
Dramatizes an incident involving an apparent shooting and suicide in a school building. It shows how a school lockdown is imposed, and it illustrates the actions of the school nurse and security officer in aiding the victims and securing the site.
Portrays a fight between two students in a middle school and demonstrates the techniques used by staff members to disperse the crowd, break up the fight, and discipline the two students afterwards.
Education and Prevention
Provides glimpses of various aspects of one school district's program for creating safe schools through education and prevention. Viewers observe first graders being introduced to basic safety issues and fifth graders learning about sexual harassment. Discusses the importance of prevention programs in the lower grades.
Youth Crises II was produced by AIT with the support of the Indiana School Safety Specialist Academy ©2001.