Free 'Aftermath of Tragedy' resources provided by SafeSchools

SafeSchools Press Release

Cincinnati, OH (December 19, 2012) - SafeSchools, LLC, the leader in web-based safety and compliance programs for schools announced that they are providing complimentary access to their Managing the Aftermath of Tragedy courses to every school district in the U.S. and Canada.

"As news of the shootings at Sandy Hook reached our offices on Friday, our hearts were broken by yet another senseless school shooting," said Brian Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer, SafeSchools. "We know that every school district grieves with the Newtown community and want to help them through that process by offering our courses, free of charge."

The Courses

The SafeSchools' Managing the Aftermath of Tragedy series includes Administrator and Staff Member versions that cover:

  • Key strategies on how to respond to tragedies.
  • Information on typical childhood reactions to crises.
  • Ways to provide care and comfort to students and staff.

The courses are written by Drs. Scott and Donna Poland, nationally-recognized experts on this topic.

Access the Free Courses

SafeSchools Training customers can access these courses in your Emergency Management category.

Non-customers may access these free resources by:

  1. Visiting
  2. Clicking the 'Register' link in the login box.
  3. Entering 'CARES' as the Registration key.

Our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with the Newtown community as they work to heal and move forward. May they find peace and comfort.