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Enhancing School Safety Through “The Gift of Fear”

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 3/25/2024 - 5/5/2024
  • Adams State Credit: 3
  • Nonmember Price: $235
  • CEA Member Price: $135
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 26 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 5/6/2024 - 6/30/2024
  • Adams State Credit: 3
  • Nonmember Price: $235
  • CEA Member Price: $135
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 4 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/3/2024 - 7/28/2024
  • Adams State Credit: 3
  • Nonmember Price: $235
  • CEA Member Price: $135
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 1 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 1/8/2024 - 3/4/2024
  • Adams State Credit: 3
  • Nonmember Price: $235
  • CEA Member Price: $135
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 10 of 30

About the Course

In a world where ensuring the safety and well-being of students and staff in educational institutions is of greatest importance, this course utilizes the insights and principles from Gavin de Becker's book, The Gift of Fear. Participants will be better equipped to create a safer, more secure, and more nurturing school environment, helping to ensure that students and staff can focus on learning and personal growth with confidence and peace of mind. The course is designed to assist educators, administrators, security and school personnel with a comprehensive understanding of the psychology of personal safety.

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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explore the core concepts presented in "The Gift of Fear" and the psychology behind intuition and personal safety.
  • Identify potential threats and signs of danger within a school environment, with a focus on prevention and appropriate response.
  • Examine the dynamics of domestic violence in educational settings and develop strategies to support victims and prevent such situations.
  • Analyze existing school security policies and practices, and suggest improvements aligned with the principles of "The Gift of Fear."
  • Apply the knowledge gained to real-life scenarios, share insights, and develop action plans for improving school safety.
  • Explain assertive communication and boundary-setting strategies to enhance safety within schools and develop appropriate lessons to allow students to develop these skills.
  • Grade(s): Pre-K Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Elementary K-5 Secondary 6-12
  • Subject(s): Professional Development Specialized Service Providers
  • Teacher Quality Standard(s): QS 2.B QS 2.D QS 3.A

Facilitator

Kathryn Guerrero


Facilitator

Kathryn Guerrero


Facilitator

Kathryn Guerrero


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