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Staying Safe at School,9780803960862

Staying Safe at School

by
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 10/5/1993
Publisher(s): Corwin Pr
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

Pinpoints personal safety issues of importance to all educators. Shows how to analyze your school for security risks. Includes proven methods for averting crime, improving school safety, and avoiding being a victim.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
About the Author viii
Introduction: Recognizing the Problem
1(13)
Facts About Violence
Characteristics of Violent Schools
A Major Myth About School Crime
Teachers' ``Right to Know''
Denial
Underreporting
Discover Your True Teacher Assault Level
Find Out Where the Problem Is
Hope
Preparing for the Inevitable: How Teachers Can Help
14(13)
Who's Responsible for School Safety?
Crisis Management Preparation
Crisis Management Planning Committee
School and Classroom Discipline
Dismissal or Expulsion: A Cautionary Note
Other Schoolwide Consideration in Reducing Crime
Ongoing Safety Efforts: What Teachers Can Suggest
27(9)
Elements of Crime
Technological Designs
People Program Designs
School Policies and Rules
School Board Mandates
Profession Assistance
The Troublemakers: What Teachers Need to Know
36(10)
Gangs
Substance Abusers
Ritualistic Groups
Vigilantes
Teachers' Liability and Rights
46(8)
Teachers' Risk of Lawsuits
Teachers' Right to Pursue Litigation
The Right Thing to Do
Avoiding Your Own Victimization
54(12)
Victim Profiles
Design Your Own Personal Security Program
The Four Stages of Every Crime
You Are Not Safe Until You Are Home
Target Hardening
Becoming a Successful Victim
66(14)
Rape Avoidance
Robbery
Larceny
Emotional Survival
80(4)
Decompression
Influence the Causes of Stress
Build a Support System
References 84

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