Surviving an Active Shooter in School

Surviving an Active Shooter in School
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Unfortunately, gun violence within our schools has become an epidemic that needs to be addressed by communities, law enforcement, and school districts. Our Surviving an Active Shooter in School course presents ideas for parents, children, and school administrators on how to mitigate, prepare for, and fight back against an active shooter. Various indicators and triggers for violence, strategies for keeping yourself safe, and techniques for handling and reacting to a violent situation are all discussed. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall triggers, indicators, and profiles of potential violence
  • Identify stages of alertness and how to examine your school strategically
  • Recognize techniques for keeping yourself safe while in a violent situation, such as hiding and using barricades
  • Describe how to fight back against an active shooter

 

Surviving an Active Shooter in School Module 1
Threat and Prevention

Our first module in this course discusses triggers, indicators, and behavior warning signs that could escalate into violence. If we can understand triggers and indicators that set a shooting into motion, we can work to prevent and eliminate them. The days have long passed of assuming our schools are safe places. We must lay the groundwork with our children, so they don’t become victims of violence. This module also describes how to properly establish a threat assessment committee.

  • Triggers
  • Profile of a School Shooter
  • Indicators
  • Laying the Groundwork
  • Establishing a Threat Assessment Committee

Surviving an Active Shooter in School Module 2
Danger, Mindset, and Strategy

What should children do if they see someone talking or acting in a threatening manner? Do the students in your care understand how to recognize potential violent behaviors? This module provides steps for reporting issues or threats and techniques for talking to an upset person. We also examine ways to use various objects in the classroom for self-defense purposes. Finally, techniques for mental preparedness and strategies are described, all of which could potentially safe lives.

  • When a Student Seems Dangerous
  • How to Talk to an Upset or Volatile Person
  • Stages of Alertness
  • Examine Your School
  • Alarm Systems

Surviving an Active Shooter in School Module 3  
Under Fire

This module describes what students should do when a school shooter opens fire in their location. What happens when you have no warning – how will you respond? Your response could save your life. We discuss techniques for keeping yourself safe.

  • Talking with Your Kids
  • Flee the Area
  • Hide
  • Barricades
  • Calling the Police

Surviving an Active Shooter in School Module 4
Fighting Back

Fighting back should be considered a last-ditch effort when all have options have been extinguished. Under which circumstances should you fight back? Who should fight back? This final module discusses your options when dealing with a violent situation.  

  • Who Should Fight Back?
  • The Confrontation
  • Methods of Attacking
  • Your Mindset
  • Weapons

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 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player