Nebraska School Safety

Annual Safety Requirements for Schools

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New Dates Set for Basic Threat Assessment Training

Threat Assessment training

Additional Basic Threat Assessment trainings offered this year:

Threat Assessment Training to download

September 29-30, 2021

Register here: (Check Workshop Master Calendar)

Safety & Security Standards

Safety & Security Standards

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SRO Memorandum of Understandings

Various Safety Trainings Date Registration or Times Available
Suicidal Behaviors Questionnaire-Revised   (SBQ-R Training)  August 2, 2021

11:00 a.m. CDT or 1:00 p.m. CDT

Registration link

SBQ-R Training September 9, 2021 10:00 a.m. CDT  —   Registration link
Basic Threat Assessment Training September 29 & 30, 2021 Register:  Use this link
PFA Training — 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST                        Dates Registration link:  (Register your team)
PFA Level 1

September 8, 2021

December 8, 2021

March 9, 2022

 Register here
PFA Level 2 October 13, 2021

January 12, 2022

April 13, 2022

Register here
PFA Level 3 November 10, 2021

February 9, 2022

May 11, 2022

Register here

Please note:  The goal of this training is to assist schools to build Psychological First Aid (PFA) support teams. PFA is the suggested component of the recovery process of your Emergency Operations Plan. The PFA response can help staff and students recover from a broad range of distressful reactions to crisis incidents.

This training is designed for staff who have served or plan to serve on the Crisis Response team and is provided at no cost to schools.

Standard Response Protocol training is available for all schools in Nebraska. Contact Jolene Palmer at the Nebraska Department of Education to set up a training in your area.

Dr. Mario Scalora and Dr. Denise Bulling of the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center are partnering with Dr. Jolene Palmer, the Nebraska Department of Education Safety and Security Director, to conduct basic and advanced threat assessment training for Nebraska schools. The training is sponsored by local Educational Service Units in all areas of the state and features guidelines created by the Public Policy Center that translate the science and practice of threat assessment for use by local school and community teams. Participants in the training include educators, administrators, law enforcement, mental health, public health, and human resource professionals around the state of Nebraska. This training utilizes a threat assessment strategy specifically tailored for rural settings and other schools with limited resources.

General Threat Assessment Information

Child Abuse and Neglect  developed by Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services

Updated July 22, 2021 3:05pm