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 Training and Exercise


MCSS offers various training opportunities for both law enforceme​nt and school officials. 

Here are some of the trainings we offer.​​​

 
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Trainings Offered by MCSS​

STLA Mandated Training: Maryland Model School Resource Officer (SRO) / School Security Employee (SSE) Training Academy

 

2024 SRO/SSE Training Document (coming soon)

The Maryland Model SRO/SSE Training Academy is a mandated curriculum exclusively for SROs and SSEs in the State of Maryland.​ 

2024 SRO/SSE Training - Registration Currently Open

​MCSS staff, along with state and local subject matter experts, are once again in the classroom providing training to the dedicated individuals serving as SROs and SSEs throughout the State. ​In 2021, MCSS began the work of updating our model SRO and SSE training. The goal of the updates was to expand the program with new and much-needed modules in order to provide deeper training. Working closely with our local and state subject matter experts (SMEs), MCSS expanded training modules on De-escalationDisability and Diversity AwarenessImplicit Bias, and Restorative Approaches.

Additionally, we added several new models to the training program including:

  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Current Student and School Safety Trends
  • Dangers of Devices
  • Normative Adolescent Behaviors
  • Understanding Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • Safe Schools Maryland

The additions and changes will be built into a professional development class that will be made available to previously trained SROs and SSEs.

SRO SSE Training Schedule for 2024
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​​Class Code
Virtual​Live In-person​Location​
24-01
Feb 12-15​Feb 20-23Talbot County Edu. Center
(12 Magnolia St, Easton, MD 21601)
​24-02
Mar 11-14Mar 18-21Central North Region
24-03​​Apr 15-18
Apr 22-25Baltimore Co​unty
24-04​May 06-09​May 13-16Allegany College of Maryland
(12401 Willowbrook Rd,
Cumberland, MD 21502)
24-05​Jun 17,18,20,21Jun 24-27
Central South Region​
24-06​​Aug 05-08
Aug 12-15Southern MD​
24-07​
Oct 15-18
Oct 21-24
Northern MD​


Behavior Threat Assessment Team Requirements and Best Practices

 


What is Behavioral Threat Assessment?

 Behavioral Threat Assessment (BTA) is a fact-based, systematic process designed to identify, inquire, assess, and manage potentially dangerous or violent situations. BTA is crafted, to design a plan to intervene effectively to gather a holistic picture of an indi-vidual that may be on a pathway to violence.


Purpose of Exercise

 The purpose of this exercise activity is to prepare Behavior Threat Assessment (BTA) team members to effectively perform their individual role and responsibilities, while collaborating as a member of the team to consider information that culminates in a decision, during an assessment.​

Request Training

 Please fill this form for Behavior Threat Assessment Team Requirements and Best Practices​ Training from MCSS.



Additional Training Provided by the MCSS

 

Our team members are also certified to teach the following topics:

  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Current Drug Trends​
  • Current Student and School Safety Trends​
  • The Dangers of Devices -Training Request Flyer
  • School Emergency Planning- Standard Response Protocol and Standard Reunification Method (I Love U Guys)​​
  • Severe Bleeding Control
  • Understanding the Role of SRO - Course Training Flyer​
  • Youth Development and Behavior​
MCSS also provides specified training on Safe Schools Maryland, Maryland’s only official ​​anonymous reporting system.

MCSS offers various training opportunities for both law enforcement and school officials. 

Open and fill out the training form to request a school safety training.

Our training team will reach out to you via email or a phone call with more information once your form has been submitted.​

Request Training

 

MCSS offers various training opportunities for both law enforcement and school officials. 

 Open and fill out the training form to request a school safety training.

Our training team will reach out to you via email or a phone call with more information once your form has been submitted.​





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