Helps communities plan and implement their National Prevention Week (NPW) 2019 activities. In addition to information on health observances and SAMHSA resources, the guide includes quarterly checklists, planning tips, and introductions to NPW’s federal partners. This year’s calendar also features Augmented Reality (AR), so the calendar can come alive for users after they download a free app for their mobile device.
Provides a national perspective on college campus safety policies. The resource researches state statute in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. It resource does not include postsecondary board or institutional policies. The information gives an overview of relevant laws in each state and does not reflect how these laws may interact with other state or federal policies.
Guide campuses through a step-by-step process for designing a plan to promote the mental health of all students and get help for students who are stressed, struggling, or distressed. A list of references and resources planners can consult for additional assistance is included at the end of the guide.
Provides those interested in prevention at colleges and universities with a ready reference of current, important, and available information resources. This bibliography reflects that much has been published providing a greater understanding of how alcohol and other drugs and violence problems develop, and describing promising theories and practices for preventing and reducing those problems.
Provides information about bystander programs designed to decrease the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses by educating participants about the occurrence of sexual assault, as well as promoting prosocial attitudes and the willingness to intervene in risky situations. These programs may mobilize a community to recognize their responsibility in promoting safety.
Outlines strategies that colleges and universities can put into place make their campus populations prepared if an event or crisis should happen. Topics covered include building preparedness strategies and “checklists”; what events should be planned for; what response teams to build; who needs to be communicated with; and what to share before, during and after an event.
aims to provide members of the academic community with access to resources, strategies, guidelines, and templates to address a variety of different vulnerabilities and risks. This library organizes resources according to a specific threat/hazard, and then further categorizes each resource according to its relevant Mission Area, as outlined in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Preparedness Goal.
Provides a guided checklist to help campuses develop an effective sexual misconduct policy. This tool includes an outline of elements: 1) Introduction; 2) Scope of policy; 3) Options for assistance; 4) Title IX Coordinator; 5) Definitions; 6) Reporting policies and protocols; 7) Investigation procedures and protocols; 8) Grievance/ adjudication procedures; 9) Prevention and education; and 10) Training.
Offers expert recommendations for America’s colleges and universities to better support the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color. It was created in partnership by The Steve Fund and JED. It is based on a systematic literature review, a survey of existing evidence-based programs, expert input from mental health and higher education leaders, and a survey of more than 1,000 students.