Pennsylvania Boot Camp Registration

Save the Date – Thursday, August 23, 2018

Delaware Valley Friends School and The Jane Group Crisis Boot Camp

This is not your average boot camp. Say bye-bye to gym shorts and hello to a boot camp that will get your communications skills in tip-top shape this summer. Join us for key learnings, crisis basics, and best practices. Jane Hulbert will also review what every crisis plan should include.


8:30am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast

9:00am – 11:30am Crisis 101 – Hope Is Not a Strategy

  • How to prepare in advance; first steps in the first 60 minutes and debrief; best practices in crisis communication
  • Trends from sexual abuse to student activism and how to manage effectively
  • Key elements of great messages that resonate
  • Social media and the need for speed
  • Role of social media in a crisis

11:30am – 12:15pm Lunch

12:15pm – 12:45pm Preparing Your Front Line Ambassadors

  • Crisis guidelines for you to take back to anyone on the front line (receptionists, facilities, etc.)

12:45pm – 2:00pm You Have an Allegation of Sex Abuse – Now What?

  • How to respond to an allegation
  • Five duties when a victim comes forward
  • When to send a letter and what to say
  • Historical issues: school must review its institutional response at the time
  • What is your school doing today to keep students safe?

2:00pm – 3:00pm Case Studies

  • Divide into groups for case studies based on real events


The cost to attend is $400 per person or a discounted rate of $1000 for a group of 3 from your school or organization.

Space is limited and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Fees include all meetings, breakfast, and conference materials.

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Please fill out and submit registration form below to begin your enrollment process. If you are paying for three participants, please include the two additional attendees names and e-mails in the message box below.

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