Student Support Services

Crisis Response Team

15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128
Greg Mizel, Associate Superintendent of Student Support Services
Fran Hjalmarson, District CRT Lead

The Crisis Response Team (CRT) is composed of district personnel and community members trained in the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) model of crisis intervention. Every school and several district departments have members on the Team to advise and assist in the aftermath of a critical incident.

Team Mission

To provide crisis intervention services to students and staff:

  • In the aftermath of a critical incident
  • When schools are not in session.
  • When the District is faced with a large-scale crisis or disaster.

Team Role

To provide direct crisis intervention services to students:

  • Classrooms
  • Small groups
  • Individually

To provide support to staff:

  • Student support consultation
  • Personal support

To provide consultation services to administration.

To provide information and resources to the parent community.

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator/ 504 Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840,

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POWAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT | 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128 | (858) 521-2800