Active Shooter Defense Workshop: Practical Responses to Aggression
February 28th, 2014
Oak Brook Marriott - Oak Brook, Illinois
Download a PDF of the registration form here .
This program is designed to address the needs of individuals who want to protect their classrooms and buildings in the event of an active shooter or an incident of mass harm. Experts in the WIU School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration program and the Illinois State Police will present information on what educators can do to minimize the impact of a shooting event. This instruction provides practical/tactical considerations to help survive an active shooter incident, basic traumatic first aid considerations, informed communication with law enforcement, and what to expect from law enforcement in the event of an active shooter incident.
11:30 a.m. General Session III
Incident Command System – Restoring Order during Disorder
Presenter: Robert Elliott, Adjunct Professor, Western Illinois University
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - Break Out Sessions (Sessions will be repeated every half hour)
Break Out Session I: Finding and Creating Escape Routes
3:00 p.m. Program Conclusion
The professional registration fee is $129. The registration fee includes continuing professional development units and documentation of contact hours as well as lunch, learning materials, and conference attendance.
Please send in your registration information by February 24, 2014, in order to be assured of all conference attendance privileges. Register online or complete the attached registration form and return it with credit card information or a check made payable to Western Illinois University. To register online, visit www.wiu.edu/distance_learning/non-credit_programs-professional_development/index.php under conferences and workshops. A map is included with the registration confirmation.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS (CPDUs):If you are an Illinois public school teacher, you are eligible to receive five (5) continuing professional development units (CPDUs) for participating in the program. You must indicate your interest in receiving CPDUs by checking the appropriate box on the registration form included in this brochure. You must also complete the required evaluation form at the conclusion of the program.
WIU CEUs: Western Illinois University awards certificates of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to all participants who request them and who provide their social security number to the Office of Non-Credit Programs. This program carries .5 CEUs.
OTHER CEUs: The WIU Department of Social Work is an approved provider of continuing education for social workers, license no. 159.000188.
Only registrants attending the full program day are eligible for CPDUs, CEUs granted by WIU, or documentation of social worker contact hours.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Teachers, school administrators, school law enforcement officials, school psychologists, counselors, school nurses, social workers, and
members of the juvenile justice community would find this program beneficial.
For further information, call the Non-Credit Programs office at 309-298-1911 or toll free at 866-933-8964. You can also check us out on the web at http://www.wiu.edu/noncredit.