SIS Training Series

We recommend viewing the SIS Training Series in this order.
  • 1. Creating a Culture of Readiness: A Firsthand Account of a School Tragedy
  • 2. Awareness and Response to Active Shooter Threats
  • 3. Bleeding Control Training
  • 4. A Conversation about Mental Health
  • 5. New Roles and Culture Shifts in Education
  • 6. Preparedness for the Preventable: Workers’ Compensation
$ 250
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Creating a Culture of Readiness: A Firsthand Account of a School Tragedy

Creating a Culture of Readiness: A Firsthand Account of a School Tragedy

$ 100
Awareness and Response to Active Shooter Threats

Awareness and Response to Active Shooter Threats

$ 100
Bleeding Control Training

Bleeding Control Training

A Conversation about Mental Health

A Conversation about Mental Health

$ 100
New Roles and Culture Shifts in Education

New Roles and Culture Shifts in Education

Preparedness for the Preventable: Workers’ Compensation

Preparedness for the Preventable: Workers’ Compensation

Inspired by tragedy in our home state, we set out to create a comprehensive training to address mass casualty loss, as well as the loss of everyday accident. We partner with school boards and school districts across the country to deliver the first-of-its-kind safety training designed specifically addressing the threats to and vulnerabilities of schools. This state-of-the-art program is built with the educator in mind, focused on the areas of concern when it comes to keeping your students, your employees, and our schools safe.

From the everyday accidental injury to the unthinkable tragedy, you will be equipped to understand the threats, the scale of what they’re costing us, and most importantly, how to prevent them.

With some of the brightest and most dedicated professionals in threat safety, risk management and behavior health professionals, including Defend System’s founder, Brink Fidler, we have created a relevant, insightful, actionable and truly effective online Learning Management System.

Online Safety Training

Our training is unique because we use dramatic, real-world scenarios and firsthand accounts of actual events to impact behavior from within, not just an instructor sharing information that only affects knowledge. Our approach is proven to affect behavior and organizational culture.

Our training works best when followed according to the sequence below:

  • 1 Creating a Culture of Readiness: A Firsthand Account of a School Tragedy (2 hours)

    This training gives an actual account of the day and the days following an active shooting event at the Marshall County High School campus in Benton, Kentucky on January 23, 2018 from the firsthand perspective of the schools superintendent who was on the scene that day. There were two students killed this day and 18 non-fatal injuries. Of those injuries, 14 were from gunfire discharged by a student on campus. Trent Lovett is the superintendent of schools and offers his recount and advice for school administration and employees as he looks back on this day and the lessons learned. This first-person account of a tragic day is both informative and heartbreaking.

    1. Chapter 1: A day in the life of an Active Shooter Event
    2. Chapter 2: Take-aways from the Unthinkable
  • 2. Awareness and Response to Active Shooter Threats (2 hours)

    This active shooter training video offers details from many well-known active shooting events across the country including body camera footage and police scanner sound bites. The training is taught by a retired law enforcement officer with more than two decades of experience in thousands of high-risk tactical operations, giving him the experience and first-hand knowledge. This is a high intensity video that will leave you with a lingering awareness of threats that face us each day. The teaching of the D.E.F.E.N.D. acronym offers insight to the reality of what real physical security looks like and, more importantly, how to achieve it.

    1. Awareness & Response to Active Shooter Threats
    2. Readiness for Uncertainty in our Schools
    1. Chapter 1: Lessons from History
    2. Chapter 2: The Active Shooter
    3. Chapter 3: How to D.E.F.E.N.D.
    4. Chapter 4: The Importance of Hard Corners and Bleeding Control
  • 3. Bleeding Control Training (1 hour)

    Uncontrolled bleeding is the #1 cause of preventable death after trauma. This training video offers simple techniques to save lives. Every person in the world should see this video - learn from this video and never have to stand by and watch someone die when saving their life could be accomplished in a few simple steps.

  • 4. A Conversation about Mental Health (2 hours)

    Aimed at proactively addressing our students' mental wellness and the myriad issues and challenges they can face, this conversation shares expertise and insight that raises significant awareness for school administrators, teachers and students and how they can take action. This discussion takes place between Dr. Annita Kerr D’Amico, Ed.D., CWC and Dr. Rene’ Rochester, Ed.D.

    Dr. Annita Kerr-D’Amico is the director of Common Care Coaching at Cornerstone Medical and is currently co-authoring the Culturally Wired Brain: Your Mother Tongue of Learning. She is also the Executive Director of a primary school in Haiti. Dr. Rochester is the CEO and Founder PHAT STAR Learning, LLC. She was the first African American to earn a Doctorate of Health Education from the University of Texas at Austin. She has 30 years of hands on experience as a teacher of youth and those who serve them.

  • 5. New Roles and Culture Shifts in Education (30 minutes)

    Dr. Nicole Cobb has worked in education for 21 years as a teacher, school counselor and administrator at the district and state level. Her professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to school climate, crisis response and school counselor effectiveness. Dr. Cobb is currently the Associate Chair and Associate Professor of the Practice - Human & Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University and the Director of School Counseling for Metro-Nashville Public Schools. Her candid answers to questions relating to mental health and dramatic, real-world scenarios to impact behavior from within.

  • 6. Preparedness for the Preventable: Workers’ Compensation (1 hour)

    A video that focuses on preventable injuries that occur to teachers, school nutrition, custodial, maintenance, and transportation staff.A training video that provides awareness for everyday injuries that happen at schools. This video outlines personal injury prevention such as: same-level slips, trips and falls, falls from heights, strains sprains and exertions. It also outlines the impact these injuries can have on your workers' compensation.

Covering the Topics that Matter to You Most...

Active Shooter Readiness

  • Bleeding Control
  • Mental Health and Behavioral Warning Signs
  • Bullying Prevention and Management
  • Personal injury Prevention such as: Same-Level Slips, Trips, and Falls, Falls from Heights, and Strains, Sprains, and Exertions
  • Job-specific training for each role: Administration, Instructional, Maintenance, Custodial, School Nutrition and Transportation

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