Prevention Resources

Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools
Offers research-based practices designed to assist school communities identify these warning signs early and develop prevention, intervention and crisis response plans.
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/gtss.htm

Safeguarding Our Children: An Action Guide
Presents research-based strategies for taking a comprehensive approach to school safety that involve the whole school community.
http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/actguide/action_guide.pdf

IES Student Behavior Webpage
Examines the evidence of effectiveness of programs, curricula, and practices whose purpose is to foster positive behavioral outcomes.
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/topic.aspx?sid=15

Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom
Provides specific and coherent evidence-based recommendations for use by educators to address the challenge of reducing behav­ior problems in elementary school classrooms. The guide provides practical, clear information on critical behavior-related topics and is based on the best available evidence, as judged by the panel.
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/pdf/practice_guides/behavior_pg_092308.pdf

Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs: Preschool and Elementary School Edition
Identifies well-designed, evidence-based social and emotional learning programs with potential for broad dissemination to schools across the country. It provides a systematic framework for evaluating the quality of classroom-based social and emotional learning (SEL) programs and shares best practices for district and school teams on how to select and implement social and emotional learning programs.
http://casel.org/guide/

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