HS DUI Pilot Program
I am piloting a new High School level DUI Prom Program in an 1.5 hour format.
We are not looking for anything too complex. But any suggestions would be helpful for good time managment.
Like 45 minutes for a crash scenario and 45 minutes different speakers and Q/A?
there is this but it is kind of all day, but guess you can tailor it to your needs or try it and change it next time
They seem too be a little too long and involve some money. Just looking for feedback from those we have had some field experience esp. with the time management.
Thanks for sharing
We do these all the time. It is a carefully orchestrated event but not too hard to pull off. The biggest issue we have had is coordinating within the school. So first thing would have a SOLID contact and initial, follow up, and final meeting to make sure times and expectations are understood.
Originally Posted by nwtffemt
Normally after school starts we drop the cars outside the gym or auditorium. The seniors and/or juniors file in for an "assembly" and then file outside as a group to the "wreck." We get the cars from local shops. They pick up and drop off.
As they start to file out the sirens start. We stage our trucks a block away so you have the response impact. Every truck and every crew down to each person has a specific assignment. From start to finish everything is covered so the crew dismounts and goes right to work.
We have one victim "ambulatory" wondering around screaming, one is dead (ejected if safe), one or two serious injury with one being flown out (local military or hospital helo), one arrested. Takes about 30 minutes from start to arrest.
Kids file back into the auditorium for a presentation. Usually fire will talk statistics, explain what they just saw; police will do their DUI talk, and here our state police has a program where family members of DUI victims will go around and tell their story. Never a dry eye in the house.
Hope this helps. Happy to help if you need more info. Great program!!
What's described above is very similar to what my wife has taken part in as an EMT on the ambulance. In their case they used kids from the high school as the victims/driver/drunk, etc. She helped do the makeup on the injured kids. Having kids involved that the rest of the school knows drives the point home further. Make sure as many parents are involved or know about it as possible- especially the parents of the acting kids!
Absolutely!!! We did the makeup AND used kids from the drama club!!!
Originally Posted by dfelix22000us