This is Not a Firedrill: Crisis Intervention and Prevention on College Campuses
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THIS IS NOT A FIREDRILL: CRISIS AND INTERVENTION ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES
Recent tragedies on college and university campuses have highlighted the need for more comprehensive crisis management in higher education. Written by three seasoned crisis intervention/prevention specialists, This is NOT a Fire Drill: Crisis Prevention and Intervention on College Campuses is a practical guide to creating a comprehensive college campus crisis management program. From weapons on campus to hurricanes, the authors recognize each crisis is unique and provide helpful resources, including a decision-tree model and a proven individual/organization assessment tool, to ensure leaders can take appropriate action to protect students, the college, and the environment.
Rick A. Myer, Ph.D. is a Professor at Duquesne University and a licensed psychologist. He has over 25 years of experience in crisis intervention and management. He has published over 35 articles, book chapters, and two books on the topic. In addition, Rick consults with businesses and schools on crisis management. He also provides training for law enforcement personnel and higher education staff on assessing people/students in crisis.
Richard "Dick" K. James, Ph.D. is a Crader Professor of Education at the University of Memphis. He is a licensed psychologist, a licensed professional counselor, and a Nationally Certified School Counselor. He is the author of Crisis Intervention Strategies currently in its sixth edition and Theories and Strategies in Counseling and Psychotherapy also in its sixth edition. He teaches graduate classes in crisis intervention at the University of Memphis. He is one of the founders of the Memphis Police Department Crisis Intervention Team which is the prototype used to train police officers across the United States and internationally.
Patrice Mouton, Ph.D. is a Full Professor of Psychology at Northwestern State University of Louisiana and served a Vice President for Student Affairs for two years at that institution. She has written several books and published on topics that include crisis intervention and trains students and professionals in the area of Crisis Prevention and Intervention. Patrice has been very active in the development of university emergency plans, organization and implementation of threat assessment teams, and revision and implementation of critical incident policies and procedures for higher education.
THIS IS NOT A FIREDRILL:
Crisis and Intervention on College Campuses
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Publication date: January 3, 2011
$60.00; Paperback; 368 pages; ISBN: 978-0-470-45804-4