Training Courses


BASIC SRO COURSE

The NASRO Basic School Resource Officer Course is a forty-hour (40) block of instruction designed for law enforcement officers and school safety professionals working in an educational environment and with school administrators. The course provides tools for officers to build positive relationships with both students and staff.

The course is also beneficial for educational professionals dedicated to providing a safe learning environment and provides a more in-depth understanding of the role and functions of an SRO.

The course emphasizes three main areas of instructions:

Function of Law Enforcement – Instruction on the differences between law enforcement when conducted inside a school environment including understanding the teen brain and de-escalation techniques.

Mentoring Students – Instruction designed to provide tools to be a positive role model for youth, including informal counseling techniques.

Guest Speaking – Instruction on a variety of instructional techniques as well as classroom management tools to provide law-related education to students.

Attendees will gain a solid working knowledge of the School Resource Officer concept and how to establish a lasting partnership with their schools.

Duration:  5 days (40 hours)

Cost:  $495 per person for non-NASRO members and includes one year NASRO membership/ $445 per person for NASRO members

ADVANCED SRO COURSE

The Advanced School Resource Officer Course is a twenty-four (24) hour block of instruction designed for any law enforcement officer working in an educational environment. This course, following the SRO Triad model, advances the SRO’s knowledge and skills as a law enforcement officer, informal counselor, and educator.

Duration:  3 days (24 hours)

Cost:  $345 per person for NASRO members / $395 per person for non-NASRO members

School CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design)

CPTED (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design) uses design, management, and activity strategies to reduce opportunities for crime to occur, to reduce fear, and to improve the overall safety of schools. The CPTED concept emphasizes the relationship of the physical environment, the productive use of space, and the behavior of people. Upon completion of this 24-hour course, successful completion of a written test is required to obtain a course certificate.  The course will include a hands-on CPTED evaluation of a school, and attendees will be provided with tools to use on their school campuses or in their associated activities with school safety.

Duration:  3 days (24 hours)

Cost:  $345 per person for NASRO members / $395 per person for non-NASRO members

School Security Officer Course

The School Safety Officer Course is a 3-day/24-hour training course for non-sworn safety and security officers working in schools with an SRO or solo. The course will emphasize three main areas of instruction:

  • Functioning as a security officer in the school setting
  • Working effectively with students
  • School Safety and Emergency Planning

Attendees will gain a working knowledge of the School Safety Officer concept and how to establish a lasting partnership with their schools.

Duration:  3 days (24 hours)

Cost:  $345 per person for NASRO members / $395 per person for non-NASRO members

SRO Supervisors and Management

NASRO has developed this three day (24 hr.) SRO Supervisors and Management course for police supervisors and school administrators who have the responsibility of implementing, supervising, managing, and evaluating school-based police officers and/or programs.  The goal is to provide managers with information, skills and strategies to develop, coordinate, and maintain a successful SRO program in their school communities.

Duration:  3 days (24 hours)

Cost:  $345 per person for NASRO members / $395 per person for non-NASRO members

Effective Internet Safety Presentations

This 24-hour course is designed to provide SROs with the tools needed to stay current with ever-changing technology, investigate Internet crimes, and learn how to prepare and conduct Internet safety presentations for students, parents, and staff.

Duration:  3 days (24 hours)

Cost:   $345 per person for NASRO members/ $395 per person for non-NASRO members

School Law Update

This one-day, specialized National School Law Update has been designed at the urging of School Administrators and School Resource Officers from across the country. By addressing such timely subjects as search and seizure, student interviews, custody issues, sexual harassment, and civil liability.  It is taught by Dr. Bernard James, J.D., Professor of Constitutional Law at Pepperdine University.

Duration:  1 day (8 hours)

Cost:  $149 per person for NASRO members / $199 per person for non-NASRO members

Risk Management for Interscholastic Athletics and After-School Activities

NCS4 Risk Management for Interscholastic Athletics and After-School Activities course focuses on developing prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery techniques at interscholastic athletic events and for after-school activities. Participants will learn and discuss concepts relative to vulnerability and risk assessment, planning and preparedness, hazard mitigation, crisis communication, sustaining efficient safety and security programs and organizational teamwork. The modules and activities in this course are intended to complement existing school emergency operations plans and programs. The course is designed to help prepare school districts for developing and coordinating after-school safety and security management programs. Group activities, facilitated discussions, exercises, examples and templates serve as the foundation to the course delivery and provide participants with the resources needed to begin implementing or improving their after-school safety and security programs. This course is offered by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4). NCS4 partnered with NASRO, the National Federation of State High School Associations, and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association to develop this course. For more information or to register visit: http://www.ncs4.com/train/high-schools

 

NOTE:  All course prices listed are for training conducted within the Continental U.S.   For training outside the Continental US, please call 1-888-316-2776.