Tennessee Schools PREPARE. Rene Love DNP, PMHCNS/NP-BC TPA Conference November 2012. Tennessee. Over 13 year period, 13 high profile community disasters including school shootings
Rene Love DNP, PMHCNS/NP-BC
Support for this project provided in part with funding from the USDOE, Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Program and funding from the Vanderbilt Community Mental Health Center
Collaboration for this project occurs between the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the Tennessee Department of Education
Conducted in 2006 of evidenced based practices, evidenced informed practices and expert consensus models utilizing PubMed, Cochrane, and Google Scholar
Tennessee Schools PREPARE is a program designed to develop and then disseminate information to school districts that will assist all schools in advancing and maturing the response and recovery portion of their emergency management plan. TSP is an ongoing dialogue with all stakeholders, an ecological process enablingTennessee schools to respond to crises with effective, best practice interventions.
Cobb, Love, Margolis, 2009
These are all “professionals” volunteering to help your students. Who do you trust?
Teachers Should Not Be Expected To Handle Distraught Children Without Adequate Help For Themselves !!