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Managing Unforeseen Student Death on Campus
James Castagnera

Please join Dr. Jim Castagnera for comprehensive guidance on how to best manage student death on campus.

Price: $299.00


This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.
Managing Unforeseen Student Death on Campus

In 2019 three of the top five causes of young-adult deaths are accident, suicide, and substance abuse. Sound familiar? Not only are these the “big three” on our campuses, but they often overlap, such as when alcohol leads to a fatal car crash or hazing fatality… or drug abuse is the unsuccessful self-medication for depression, resulting in suicide.

Unfortunately, despite our best intentions and best efforts, a student death is an ever-present possibility. In fact, every career college administrator is likely to have to deal with at least one such tragedy --- and possibly more. Knowing what to do… and what not to do… can make or break a career, while the institution is protected from or subjected to a PR and legal nightmare.

Please join Dr. Jim Castagnera for comprehensive guidance on how to best manage student death on campus.


Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • Essential steps t0 be taken, and mistakes to be avoided, from the moment the student death is discovered through the crucial first 48 to 72 hours
  • Best practices for dealing with the multiple constituencies within and outside the campus community in the weeks following the passing of the initial shockwaves
  • The grounds on which the institution and individual administrators, staff or faculty may be sued in the aftermath of a fatal tragedy
  • Appropriate post-tragedy investigations and disciplinary actions that may be necessary
  • Rebuilding institutional reputation, a sense of the campus as a safe space, and other longer-range corrective actions
Price: $299.00



James Castagnera


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