Family Reunification

Emergency Management
Family Reunification

The goal of this course is to inform school staff members about Family Reunification Plans as an essential part of a Crisis Response Plan. Topics covered include the challenges, elements of an effective plan, procedures to implement the plan, student transportation issues, and model family reunification centers.

  1. Full Course - 21 minutes
    This course is designed for school staff.
Course Authors
Michael Dorn
Michael Dorn is one of the most credentialed school and campus safety experts in the nation. He is the Executive Director of Safe Havens International and a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He is routinely used as a resource by the FBI, U.S. Department of Education, National Emergency Management Association, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and many other state and local agencies. He is also a co-author for the IS 360 Active Shooter Training Program for the 2013 White House School Safety Initiative.


Sonayia Shepherd, Ph.D.
Dr. Sonayia Shepherd, Chief Executive Officer, Senior Analyst, currently serves as an incident response team member for an international government terrorism response unit. She has also authored and co-authored sixteen books on safety and emergency management, including four books for Jane's.