TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — As a parent, when you send your children to school, you want them to be safe.
One Twin Falls father learned, however, that not only was his daughter attacked on campus but there was video evidence of the altercation.
Presents best practices among school districts for creating safe school climates.This presentation lists tools and initiatives used by schools to improve school climate, discusses challenges to implementing changes and their possible solutions, and finally, makes recommendations for getting started with program implementation.
Presents evidence and logic for school climate’s positive correlation with academic achievement. Examines evidence for and describes characteristics of the school climate variables of “Safety”, “Support, Care, and Connections”, “Challenge and Engagement”, and “Social Emotional Competency”.
Describes guides, briefs, tools, and websites that support improvements in school climate. Includes guidance for programmatic intervention, measures, school climate (engagement, environment, and safety), and special populations.
Educates frontline officers on how to recognize and respond to victims of child sex trafficking. The The IACP, the FBI and the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services developed a series of training videos which depicts sworn law enforcement officers demonstrating alternative responses to different types of scenarios involving child sex trafficking.
Discusses the impact of the FDA's ban on the sale of electronic nicotine devices (ENDs), also called e-cigarettes, to people younger than 18. The new rules require a photo ID to purchase tobacco products, prohibit free samples, and selling tobacco products in vending machines. Stanton A.
Helps increase public awareness of and action around the prevention of underage drinking by helping colleges and community organizations put together Town Hall Meetings. Community-based organizations and colleges and universities that hold meetings are essential in leading the conversation and promoting the idea that underage drinking is preventable
Educates on teen dating violence prevention such as risk factors, building understanding of healthy relationships, and resources available to those experiencing dating violence. Includes graphic novel scenarios, interactive exercises, and Choose Respect materials.
Presents information on conducting outreach to domestic labor trafficking survivors. Tools to assist in identifying and screening potential victims are presented. Outreach strategies, integrating labor trafficking prevention tools, and the importance of developing and implementing a successful referral process are also discussed.
Provides introductory information on child sex and labor trafficking, training educators and other school staff, building response protocols, youth develoopment as a prevention strategy, and considerations around adopted specialized curricula on human trafficking.