Preventing and mitigating crises is closely aligned with Maqasid al-Shariah (the higher objectives of Islamic Law), which includes maintaining, protecting, elevating one’s religion, self, mind, wealth, and family. Moreover, responding effectively to crisis situations is highly valued in Islam, since it can potentially save lives. Allah (SWT) says (ومن أحياها فكأنما أحيا الناس جميعا) ” and whoever saves a life, it would be as though he saved the lives of all humans”. (Al-Ma’ida:32).
This training module will equip you with key practices to ensure safety and security in co-located Islamic schools and Masjids. You will learn to establish boundaries, implement joint safety protocols, enforce access control, and facilitate open communication between school and masjid leadership for a secure, harmonious shared environment.
In this training module, you will learn how to create an effective emergency communication plan. Through step-by-step instructions and practical examples, you will gain the necessary skills to ensure preparedness and resilience in crisis situations.
This training module covers the purpose and key elements of an Emergency Operation Plan (EOP) for co-located Islamic schools and masjids. An EOP serves to mitigate the impact of emergencies through preparation and coordination. Key elements include risk assessment, communication strategies, roles and responsibilities, and recovery procedures.
This training module introduces physical security guidelines and the security team's role in maintaining a safe environment in schools. It also focuses on understanding protective measures for facilities and personnel, and how a security team effectively implements these strategies for optimal safety.
The below Quick Guide is designed to assist school and school division personnel, administrators, and decision-makers in the pursuit of safety preparedness.
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The Ohio School Threat Assessment Training is a combination of best practices from leading school-safety experts, including the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center. The Ohio guide helps schools team up with other community members, such as police officers and mental-health advocates, to prevent targeted violence and get help for troubled students.
Ohio School Threat Assessment Training: Introduction
Step 1: Establish a Multidisciplinary Threat Assessment Team
Step 2: Define Prohibited and Concerning Behaviors
Step 3: Create a Central Reporting Mechanism
Step 4: Determine the Threshold for Law Enforcement Intervention
Step 5: Establish Assessment Procedures
Step 6: Develop Risk Management Options
Step 7: Create and Promote Safe School Climates
Step 8: Conduct Training for All Stakeholders
Ohio School Threat Assessment Training: Conclusion
The speaker shares key principles on how to get best value from crisis simulation exercises as part of your crisis management training programme. The video explains how thorough crisis management planning will ensure that your organization is ready to do and say the right thing under pressure.
How to video tutorial on how to create the best crisis management plan for your business.