Emergency Management Training Courses

Emergency Management

Managing the Aftermath of Tragedy

This course is designed to increase awareness regarding the valuable role employees can play in response to a death or tragedy in their school community. Topics covered include exploring the impact of a death on the school community, reviewing smart policies used by many schools in the aftermath of a tragedy, and reviewing ways employees can support students and each other.

Category: Emergency Management Authors: Donna Poland, Scott Poland, Ed.D., Scott and Donna Poland Variants:
  1. All Staff - 19 minutes
    This version is designed for all school staff.
  2. School Administrators - 25 minutes
    This version is designed for all school administrators

Expert Authors for Managing the Aftermath of Tragedy

Donna Poland

Dr. Donna Poland has served as a school administrator for 19 years including service as principal of three different secondary schools. She is currently Director of University Middle School in Davie, FL.

Dr. Donna Poland has served as a school administrator for 19 years including service as principal of three different secondary schools. She is currently Director of University Middle School in Davie, FL.

Scott Poland, Ed.D.

Scott Poland, Ed.D, is a nationally recognized expert on school bullying, youth violence, suicide intervention, self injury, school safety, threat assessment, parenting and the delivery of psychological services in schools. He is a Co-Director in the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Poland is the former president of the National Association of School Psychologists.

Scott Poland, Ed.D, is a nationally recognized expert on school bullying, youth violence, suicide intervention, self injury, school safety, threat assessment, parenting and the delivery of psychological services in schools. He is a Co-Director in the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Poland is the former president of the National Association of School Psychologists.

Scott and Donna Poland

Scott Poland is an associate professor at the Center for Psychological Studies at Nova Southeastern University and the prevention division director for the American Association of Suicidology. He is the past president of the National Association of School Psychologists and the author of several books on youth suicide and school crisis response, including Coping with Crisis. He is also a consultant to schools and districts. He may be contacted at spoland@nova.edu. Donna Poland has served as a school administrator for 19 years, including as principal of three different secondary schools. She is currently director of University Middle School in Davie, Florida.

Scott Poland is an associate professor at the Center for Psychological Studies at Nova Southeastern University and the prevention division director for the American Association of Suicidology. He is the past president of the National Association of School Psychologists and the author of several books on youth suicide and school crisis response, including Coping with Crisis. He is also a consultant to schools and districts. He may be contacted at spoland@nova.edu. Donna Poland has served as a school administrator for 19 years, including as principal of three different secondary schools. She is currently director of University Middle School in Davie, Florida.