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Preventing, Preparing for, and Responding to School Violence With the PREPaRE Model: Stephen E. Brock, Shane R. Jimerson, Shelley R. Hart, and Amanda B. Nickerson

ByModel Stephen E. Brock, Shane R. Jimerson, Shelley R. Hart, and Amanda B. Nickerson

In this chapter the PREPaRE School Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training Curriculum (PREPaRE) is used as a structure for discussing the comprehensive school crisis team’s response to school violence. This chapter includes sections that describe the importance of responding in a comprehensive fashion to school violence, the conceptual basis for PREPaRE and a description of its strategies, evidence of PREPaRE’s eff ectiveness, and fi nally, a critique of the model and acknowledgement of its limitations. Implications for practice are discussed, including the importance of establishing a comprehensive school crisis management team.