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Online Learning Modules created by CSSRC

Basic Mental Health Awareness for Educators
  • Sign in or create a new account at www.co.train.org.
  • Course ID 1044561 
  • Released July 2013
  • This module is designed as an overview of the most common mental health issues facing students and appropriate classroom strategies.
  • Designed for: teachers, support staff, administrators, school mental health professionals,  school security, parents
  • After completing this module, you will be familiar with:
    • Six common groups of disorders that may affect children and youth
    • Signs and symptoms students may exhibit
    • Behaviors educators may see in the classroom
    • Some strategies to assist educators working with these students
    • When and to whom you should report your concerns in your district
    • Available resources
  • A printable certificate will be available upon completing the course.
  • Please remember to review this course on www.co.train.org and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TYWQW6S.
Bullying Prevention & Intervention Under Colorado Law
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  • Course ID 1034235
  • Released July 2012
  • This module is designed as an overview of bullying and harassment in schools.
  • Designed for: school safety teams, administrators, school mental health professionals, teachers, PBIS teams
  • After completing this module, you will be familiar with:
    • Definitions of bullying and harassment
    • How widespread bullying/harassment are in Colorado schools
    • Colorado school laws that pertain to bullying/harassment including HB11-1254
    • Best practice strategies for addressing bullying
    • Suggested interventions for school personnel
    • Available resources
  • This course counts as one hour of professional training.
  • A printable certificate will be available upon completing the course.
  • Please remember to review this course on www.co.train.org and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PCT6DN9.
Crisis Planning for an Off-Campus Event
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  • Course ID 1026872
  • Released July 2012
  • This module is designed to review best practices in responding to an off-campus crisis that impacts your school, for example a car accident involving a student.
  • Designed for: school safety teams, administrators, school mental health professionals, teachers
  • After completing this module, you will be familiar with:
    • The emergency planning model used by CSSRC as well as the key roles in this model
    • The incident command structure
    • The steps for initial school preparedness and the importance of having a plan in place before you face an emergency
    • The first steps to take in an emergency situation
    • How to support grieving students
    • How to apply the preparations to an emergency at your school
  • This course counts as one hour of professional training.
  • A printable certificate will be available upon completing the course.
  • Please remember to review this course on www.co.train.org and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/H6M2XZB.
NEW Front Office Staff: School Gatekeepers
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  • Course ID 1051152
  • Released July 2014
  • This module is designed as an overview of front office staff responsibilities before, during, and after an incident takes place in your school.
  • Designed for: school and district front office staff
  • After completing this module, you will be familiar with:
    • The screening of visitors to your school and access denial techniques
    • Emergency actions that you may be required to perform
    • De-escalation and communication techniques
    • Reporting and collection of incident reports
  • This course counts as one hour of professional training.
  • A printable certificate will be available upon completing the course.
  • Please remember to review this course on www.co.train.org and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TRZX9SJ.
NEW Proactive School Discipline
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  • Course ID 1051155
  • Released July 2014
  • This module is designed as an overview of best practices for proactive school discipline. Any educator working with students can benefit from the tips and strategies covered in this course, including discipline guidelines as outlined in Colorado law, restorative practices, classroom management tips, ideas for alternatives to suspension, and strategies for working with more difficult disciplinary cases.
  • Designed for: teachers, administrators, school mental health professionals, PBIS teams, school security personnel, school safety teams
  • After completing this module, you will be familiar with:
    • The history and current state of school discipline in Colorado and nationally
    • Classroom management tips and strategies
    • Restorative practices as a means to addressing discipline
    • Ideas for alternative discipline
    • Ways to tackle your most difficult disciplinary cases
  • This course counts as one hour of professional training.
  • A printable certificate will be available upon completing the course.
  • Please remember to review this course on www.co.train.org and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MGKHTW2.
School Security Personnel: Emergency Management
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  • Course ID 1044575
  • Released July 2013
  • This module is designed as an overview of emergency management in schools.
  • Designed for: non-sworn school security personnel and any other interested school personnel
  • After completing this module, you will be familiar with:
    • The four phases of emergency management: prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery
    • The importance of planning and using a comprehensive all hazards risk assessment
    • A brief overview of the National Incident Management System (NIMS)
    • The importance of communication during an emergency and the need to coordinate with first responders
    • Available resources
  • This course counts as one hour of professional training.
  • A printable certificate will be available upon completing the course.
  • Please remember to review this course on www.co.train.org and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TY53BH9.
School Security Personnel: Interpersonal Communications
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  • Course ID 1044577
  • Released July 2013
  • This module is designed as an overview of interpersonal communications in schools.
  • Designed for: non-sworn school security personnel and any other interested school personnel
  • After completing this module, you will be familiar with:
    • Different forms of non-verbal communication and their importance
    • The five elements of active listening
    • Confidentiality in a school setting and mandatory reporting
    • Practical tips for communicating with students
    • Referring and following up with a student of concern
    • Available resources
  • This course counts as one hour of professional training.
  • A printable certificate will be available upon completing the course.
  • Please remember to review this course on www.co.train.org and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TM7B2DT.
NEW School Security Personnel: Observation Skills & Incident Reporting
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  • Course ID 1051144
  • Released July 2014
  • This module is designed as an overview of basic observation skills, techniques for building these skills and some of the issues that can hinder observation skills.
  • After completing this module, you will be familiar with:
    • Observation skills, and factors that affect perception and memory
    • The duties en route to and at a scene
    • Considerations of the school security responder in regard to crime scenes, first aid, explosives, and victims or witnesses
    • Basic report writing skills
  • Plan for about 1 hour to complete the course and review the resources.
  • A printable certificate of completion will be available upon completing the course.
  • Please remember to review this course on www.co.train.org and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/T9GGRCN.
NEW School Security Personnel: Professional Conduct & Ethics
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  • Course ID 1051407
  • Released July 2014
  • This module is designed as an overview of bullying and harassment in schools.
  • After completing this module, you will be familiar with:
    • The history of school security
    • The authority of a School Security Professional both during the school day and at after school events
    • The School Security Professional’s role in the school structure and organization as they relate to campus personnel, stakeholders and students
    • The School Security Professional’s responsibilities in the educational environment
    • The school security code of ethics
  • Plan for about 1 hour to complete the course and review the resources.
  • A printable certificate of completion will be available upon completing the course.
  • Please remember to review this course on www.co.train.org and at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TSWWS9N.
     

 

 Recorded Keynote Addresses from CSSRC In-Person Events

NEW Livestream of Lenya Robinson discussing What is Known about Youth and Trauma
  • To be recorded September 24, 2014 at the Traumatized Youth and How Schools Can Assist training in Thornton
NEW Livestream of Dr. Dorothy Espelage discussing Bully Prevention: Promoting Healthy Behaviors & Positive School Climate 
NEW Recorded Livestream of Dr. John Nicoletti discussing Analyzing School Attacks to Minimize Vulnerabilities
NEW Recorded Livestream of Michelle Murphy discussing an Overview of Guiding Legislation
NEW Recorded Livestream of Dr. Eldridge Greer discussing Discipline, Data and Disproportionality
NEW Recorded Livestream of Erin Sullivan discussing Data Analysis to Drive Decisions
NEW Recorded Livestream of Dr. John Nicoletti discussing Analyzing School Attacks to Minimize Vulnerabilities
Recorded Livestream of Dr. Paula Riggs discussing What Does Research Tell Us about Prevention and Treatment of Adolescent Substance Abuse and Mental Health Problems? 
Recorded Livestream of Dr. Russell Copelan discussing Youth Nonideation Suicidality
Recorded Livestream of Dr. Dorothy Espelage discussing Realistic Strategies for Bully Prevention & Promoting Positive School Climate
  • Recorded September 12, 2013 at the Positive School Climate: Bullying Prevention Institute in Glenwood Springs
  • The recording is displayed in various stages on the Livestream site. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to access all the videos.
Recorded Livestream of Dr. Dorothy Espelage discussing Realistic Strategies for Bully Prevention & Promoting Positive School Climate
Recorded Livestream of Michelle Murphy, Esq. discussing Proactive Discipline: It's the Law; and Dr. Eldridge Greer discussing Discipline, Data, and Disproportionality
  • Recorded April 19, 2013 at Proactive Discipline Approaches: Elementary, Middle and High Schools in Thornton
  • These recordings are displayed in various stages on the Livestream site. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to access all the videos.
Recorded Livestream of Dr. John Nicoletti discussing Detection, Disruption & Threat Assessment in Schools
  • Recorded April 12, 2013 at Threat Assessments in Schools: Latest Updates in Loveland
  • The recording is displayed in various stages on the Livestream site. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to access all the videos.
  • Accompanying Slides
Recorded Livestream of Dr. Mary Margaret Kerr discussing Recommendations for Suicide Prevention and Related Risk Behaviors
  • Recorded November 29, 2012 at Youth Suicide Prevention and Intervention Symposium in Aurora
  • The recording is displayed in various stages on the Livestream site. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page to access all the videos.
  • Recommendations for Suicide Prevention and Related Risk Behaviors
  • By Mary Margaret Kerr, Ed.D., Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychology in Education, and Administrative Policy Studies; Founding Co-Director, Services for Teens at Risk for Suicide (STAR-Center), University of Pittsburgh.