First: "Do No Harm." Are Active Shooter Drills Missing the Point?

Mass shootings in the United States are an unwelcome part of our lives. Although the causes of mass shootings are complex and are not the point of this presentation, nonetheless the public is seeking a response from government and school institutions to these rare but horrific events.

This presentation aims to address what we know about current nationwide trends in mass shooting preparedness for school children. The presentation will provide information on relevant research on the use of emergency drills globally and then specifically around mass shooting events. The presentation will discuss what are the considered best practices for school preparedness and contrast that to information about how many schools are preparing. Is the preparation being done causing more harm than good?

Objectives:

  1. What are the various types of “active shooter drills?”
  2. What is the evidence that they are effective?
  3. What is the developmental perspective for preparedness drills in school education (pre-k, elementary, middle and high school)?
  4. What is the base rate of mental health disorders in primary school age children?
  5. What should schools do to prepare?

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DATE: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT

PRESENTER:

Dr. Laurel Williams
Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry at Texas Children’s Hospital

Dr. Laurel WilliamsDr. Williams is primarily a clinician educator with special expertise in adolescent with suicidal and self-injurious behaviors. Dr. Williams is the PI for the SAMHSA Systems of Care Coordination Care Be Well Be Connected. This grant, in partnership with the City of Houston, is currently collaborating with five school districts in the region to operationalize mental health on-campus crisis tele-mental health care and provision of resources for the children who present in crisis.

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