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As cited in Webb, 2012, there are more than 500 choices to be considered in every conflict situation.
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What we don't do - and why we don't do it. Some consulting agencies will offer any service they can in order to ensure that they "meet" all the needs of your school or organization. We don't believe that school safety can be approached with a broad brush. Certain aspects of school safety are best left to other professionals who devote a significant portion of their work to that specific area. For example, your school district's loss prevention insurer employs specialists who tour school facilities and provide recommendations regarding the security and safety of those physical environments. These individuals are thoroughly trained and often assess hundreds of school buildings ever year. We always encourage schools to seek building safety assessment be conducted by the insurer's specialists - and it's typically a free service. Flipcharts, procedures and policies need to be generated at a local level and be items that align with the culture of the community. We can test these items in great depth through tabletop exercises. Compliance with Federal, State or Local laws is best determined by your district's legal counsel. There are many excellent threat assessment systems available for little money, such as the Salem-Keizer Threat Assessment Model. We recommend that school districts examine available models and then tailor the processes and documentation to efficiently interface with resources, practices and culture.