Crisis In the Schools Prevention and Intervention Panel Discussion

Hosted by University of the Pacific

April 17, 2018

The threat to the safety of our children in school has weighed heavy on the minds and hearts of many of us recently. I am so excited to see this upcoming panel discussion to address such concerns. The University of the Pacific shared the following information on their Beyond Our Gates FB page:

Crisis In the Schools
Prevention and Intervention Panel Discussion

Following the Parkland, Florida school shooting in February, several faculty and staff in the Benerd School of Education expressed the desire to take action and do something helpful for our community.

Join us for a panel discussion about crisis prevention and intervention in the schools with panel members representing mental health, K-12 administration and law enforcement, university law enforcement, and the media.

A reception starts at 5:30 p.m. and the panel discussion will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on April 26 in Room 118 at the Benerd School of Education building.

Panelists will discuss topics including lessons learned from crisis events, media coverage of crisis events, school crisis misconceptions, and fostering increased crisis prevention in our schools and community.

Funding is provided by the Harris Lecture Series Fund. For more information, call 946-2556.

The selected panelist are:
• Steve Brock - Professor & School Psychology Program Coordinator, California State University, Sacramento
• Chief Anne Brewer and Captain Stephanie Scofield - Stockton Unified School District Police Department
• Chief Mike Belcher - Director of Public Safety, UOP
• Rich Ibarra - Contributing Reporter, Capitol Public Radio
• Pierre Kirby - Principal, Christa McAuliffe Middle School