Guide for developing high-quality emergency operations plans for institutions of higher education
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: People who have experienced Trauma, Youth, Youth of Transition Age
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Crisis Response System, Schools, School-based Services, Trauma-informed
This guide was developed to assist institutions of higher education in creating and updating emergency plans that are responsive to active shooter situations, as well as natural disasters. This resource was jointly developed by the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, Education, and Health and Human Services so that campus communities can align their emergency planning practices with those at the national, state, and local levels.