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.
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.
Provides free online courses for practitioners in the field of K–12 school emergency management. These trainings are part of the “School Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs) In-Depth” series, which provide detailed information on specific topics in school emergency management— Developing a Bereavement and Loss Annex; Developing a COOP Annex; Developing a Food Contamination Annex; Planning for Infectious Diseases; Planning for Large Events.
Provides a series of webinars that address campus public safety, how positive school climate can enhance school safety, and incorporating the needs of international students into emergency planning and management.
Detailed findings from a five-year study on the relationship between bullying and teen dating violence funded by the CDC and National Institute of Justice involving 625 American youths who completed surveys six times from middle school through high school.