Lisa Hamp is a survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting that took place on April 16, 2007. With her classmates, she built a barricade to prevent the shooter from entering their classroom. She shares her experience during and after the shooting, as well as lessons learned from Virginia Tech Tragedy, to first responders, mental health professionals, educators, and community leaders. Her work has been featured in the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Campus Safety Magazine, Domestic Preparedness Journal, and many other prominent news outlets. She works with the Koshka Foundation to improve prevention and response to active threat and recovery after crisis. Ms. Hamp is a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Virginia Tech, a Master’s degree in Operations Research from George Mason University, and a Master’s degree in Economics from John Hopkins University.
Thu, Nov 21, 2019 TBC
Virginia Tech: A Survivor's Perspective on SafetyLisa Hamp will share her personal experience surviving and recovering from the Virginia Tech Shooting. She describes how her class built a barraicde to prevent the shooter from enterint their classroom. She shares her struggle to deal with the post-straumatic stress that followed. She shares many lessons learned from the Virginia Tech shooting.
Learning Objectives and Participant OutcomesShare best pracitces for school safety.
- Provide options for response to active shooter for students and teachers
- Discuss best practices for active shooter prevention and response (door safety, physical infrastrucutre, threat assessment, etc)
- Share important considerations for short- and long-term recovery
- Describe options for response to active shooter for students and teachers
- Explain best practices for active shooter prevention and response (door safety, physical infrastrucutre, threat assessment, etc)
- Identify considerations for short- and long-term recovery