What kinds of training does SafeSchools provide?


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SafeSchools provides training for school teachers and administrators that focuses on emergency management, nutrition services, security, information technology and special education. The organization, a trademark of Scenario Learning LLC, also offers Web-based courses on employment practices, environmental issues, human resources, social and behavioral concerns and health issues that affect students.

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Expert-authored courses by SafeSchools include active-shooter training for administrators, seminars on the Family Medical Leave Act, workshops on indoor air quality awareness and courses on trenching and excavation safety and utility cart safety.

Security courses from SafeSchools focus on arson awareness and prevention, safety basics for security staff, how to identify and address school violence and screen for visual weapons, and basic crime prevention. Faculty and staff can also take webinars based on how to build and implement an emergency operations plan, crisis response and recovery strategies, how to manage the aftermath of tragedy and incident command systems to implement at the elementary, secondary and higher-education level.

Health-based courses from SafeSchools cover first-aid procedures, HIPAA overviews, processes for handling bed bugs and lice as well as an overview of illnesses such as asthma, allergies and diabetes. SafeSchools also boasts a feature for supervisors and school administrators to assign specific courses to staff and faculty with the custom course creator tool.

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