PREPaRE is a nationally recognized model of school crisis prevention and intervention that is utilized by many school districts throughout the United States. The acronym stands for

  • Prevent and prepare for psychological trauma
  • Reaffirm physical health and perceptions of security and safety
  • Evaluate psychological trauma risk
  • Provide interventions


  • Respond to psychological needs
  • Examine the effectiveness of crisis prevention and intervention

All APS Social Emotional and Behavioral Health Team Support Staff will be certified in PREPaRE

For research information and other questions please see the National Association of School Psychologists PREPaRE division of the website.