Training Video: A short video designed to help you identify and respond to on campus violence is available on mymason.gmu.edu (i.e., Blackboard ®). To access the video long into blackboard and select “Add Module”, search for “Emergency Preparedness”. This module will provide a revolving series of emergency preparedness tips and resources. Shots Fired® is a nationally recognized video that is used throughout intuitions of higher education.
Human Resources and Payroll Policy 2208 Training: George Mason University strives to provide faculty, staff, students, and visitors a safe place in which to work, study, and live. As such George Mason University takes a zero-tolerance approach to workplace violence. University Policy 2208 requires that all employees must complete violence prevention training within the first 90 days of employment. Training may be accessed via mymasonhr.gmu.edu using your NET ID and password.
CAIT Outreach: The University Campus Assessment and Intervention Team is available to do presentations for departments, offices, division, or meetings to discuss the work of the team, concerning behavioral indicators, prevention and resources available on campus to faculty, staff and students.
Active Shooter Resource Officer: The Active Shooter Resource Officer is available to train individuals on prevention and response in the case of an active shooter. The program was developed in collaboration with Human Resources and Payroll, Environmental Health and Safety, and University Life and MPO B. Higgins is currently assigned to provide these resources to campus. Training is offered Monday through Friday in room 230 of Police and Safety Headquarters. Individuals interested in attending training can call (703) 993-2810.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides a wide range of services to students, faculty, and staff. Services are provided by a staff of professional counseling and clinical psychologists, social workers, and counselors. CAPS individual and group counseling, workshops and outreach programs are designed to enhance students’ personal experience and academic performance