Did you know there was such a thing as NEAT or the National Emergency Assistance Team? I was not aware but now I am and I want you to be also!
NEAT is comprised of specialists and School Psychologists in helping schools, families and communities in crisis situations. NEAT is also apart of NASP!
The team members that makeup NEAT are all trained in PREPaRE: School Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training. It is good to know if we would ever need a team of trained professionals in a crisis situation, that they are out there for us and ready to help.
Thanks for listening,
The Student Voice
P.S. – There is a recent article where Cathy Paine (the chair of NEAT) talks about How Mental Health Services make Schools Safer on CNN.