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SCHOOL CPTED TRAINING BASIC OVERVIEW AND AGENDA

This course allows participants to use advanced Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) strategies and solutions to promote safety, orderly behavior, and a reduction of fear in the school environment.

 This course allows participants to use advanced Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) strategies and solutions to promote safety, orderly behavior, and a reduction of fear in the school environment.  There are technical sessions on transportation, signage, landscaping, and lighting.  Additionally, participants are guided through a comprehensive school assessment process followed by a real assessment of a school.  Working in teams which consist of law enforcement, school administrators, staff, teachers, parents, students, and designers, participants will develop, prioritize, and present feasible recommendations for improving safety and comfort of students and staff.  

 THIS TRAINING WILL PREPARE PARTICIPANTS TO:

•    Examine and apply the principles of CPTED to a school environment
•    Plan how to engage students in identifying and resolving school safety issues
•    Develop and apply strategies and present recommendations for improving the safety and security of schools
•    Analyze how best practices in design and security policy development can be adapted to their communities
•    Craft a plan to identify stakeholders, secure resources, and partners to implement recommendations

SCHOOL CPTED AGENDA

Day One
•    Introductions
•    Behavior and the School Environment
•    CPTED Concept and Principles
•    Travel Routes
•    Signage, Landscaping, and Lighting

Day Two
•    Safer School Design Guidelines
•    Policies, Procedures, and Programs
•    Conducting a School CPTED Assessment
•    Field Review (by class teams)
•    After Dark Lighting Review (optional)

Day Three

•    Team Presentations and Class Discussion
•    Implementing CPTED Plans
•    Working with the Media

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