Archived Webinars

The REMS TA Center's Webinars feature audio- and video-enabled presentations from experts in the field of school and higher ed preparedness, and are archived for viewing at any time. Webinar participants can download a copy of the presentation, supplemental resource lists, and other online materials that enhance key learning objectives.

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2/26/2021

Learn about strategies that K-12 education agencies can use, in collaboration with their team of multidisciplinary community partners, to create high-quality school emergency operations plans that integrate planning around all threats and hazards and all settings and times. Presenters represent the U.S. Department of Education and REMS TA Center.

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1/28/2021

Learn about strategies that K-12 education agencies can use in collaboration with their team of multidisciplinary community partners to modify and enhance efforts to practice school emergency operations plans. Presenters represent the U.S. Department of Education and REMS TA Center.

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6/30/2020

Learn how schools can support students and families experiencing homelessness as they plan for reopening and about common challenges faced by education agencies and solutions. Presenters represent the National Center for Homeless Education, SchoolHouse Connection, U.S. Department of Education, and REMS TA Center.

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9/20/2019

Learn why schools should develop a trauma-informed approach to planning and hear lessons learned about memorializing anniversaries. Presenters represent Safe & Sound Schools, the Koshka Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, and the REMS TA Center.

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6/26/2019

Learn about trauma and retraumatization, manifestations of trauma in students, a trauma-informed approach, and considerations for preparedness planning and how schools can address trauma in their emergency operations plans. Presenters represent the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and REMS TA Center.

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9/21/2018

Learn about key planning considerations, lessons learned, and strategies for family reunification. Presenters represent the Arizona Department of Education, Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District in Massachusetts, Chandler Police Department in Arizona, U.S. Department of Education, and REMS TA Center.

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9/19/2017

Learn about adult sexual misconduct in schools and how education agencies can address this issue through the framework of their emergency operations plan. Presenters represent the U.S. Department of Education and REMS TA Center.

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9/18/2017

Learn about resilience strategies that can be used to increase the ability of educators and others in the educational community to work more effectively with students impacted by stress, loss, and trauma. Presenters represent the University of Southern California and REMS TA Center.

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9/2/2016

Learn about how recent technological advances have created additional considerations for behavioral threat assessments. Presenters represent the Illinois Statewide Terrorism & Intelligence Center and REMS TA Center.

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8/21/2013

Learn about PFA, its role following an emergency, and its use in both the K-12 and higher education settings. The presenter represents the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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8/15/2013

Learn about developing and implementing emergency operations plans for schools and institutions of higher education in active shooter situations. Presenters represent the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Department of Justice.