In this webinar, Dr. Cynthia Ryals will share ways to anticipate potential barriers to crisis intervention and highlight practical viewpoints from various disciplines in school crisis response to provide you with techniques for enhancing school crisis response.
In this webinar you will learn about:
Specific techniques for collaborating during a crisis
Ways to develop a comprehensive crisis intervention plan
Key tactics for enhancing school crisis response
Best practices for communication with first responders
About Our Speaker
Dr. Cynthia Ryals
St. Alphonsus Catholic School
Dr. Cynthia Ryals is the principal of St. Alphonsus Catholic School and services on the Diocese of Baton Rouge School Safety Committee. Dr. Ryals earned her Doctorate in 2014 from Southeastern Louisiana University. Her dissertation study, entitled School Leaders’ Perceptions of Conducting Active Shooter Drills, led to her participation in several active shooter drills with law enforcement and first responders. She has presented on several educational topics, such as school safety and classroom management at several workshops and conferences. Dr. Ryals also provides direct assistance to school administrators for updating and reviewing their school crisis plans and conducting school campus safety site assessments. She maintains collaboration with local law enforcement agencies and first responders on school safety across several Louisiana parishes.