Suzanne Blake & Stephen Austin (Witt O'Brien's)
This webinar will delve into organizational preparedness, response, recovery, and business continuity considerations for active shooter incidents, including:
-Training and education before an incident occurs, so that individuals are empowered to make choices as to how they will react when confronted with an active shooter incident, as well as how to best coordinate with law enforcement and other pertinent stakeholders on preparedness measures for an active shooter incident.
-The importance of emergency notification, and having the tools and procedures in place so that they work seamlessly in emergencies like active shooter incidents that require immediate attention.
-The crisis management efforts required in the aftermath of an active shooter incident and associated challenges, including public information and outreach, deploying mental health and counseling resources, planning and conducting memorial services, and facilitating the resiliency of the organization and its people.
-Balancing the response and emotional aftermath of an active shooter incident with business continuity priorities and continuing essential functions and critical operations, including the challenges associated with dedicating the multitude of resources required to manage such an incident.