The Ready Campaign established four universal building blocks of emergency preparedness: Be informed, Make a Plan, Build a Kit, and Get Involved. America’s PrepareAthon! builds on this foundation by encouraging millions of Americans to focus on a simple, specific activity that will increase preparedness.
Provides access to school and community resources to prevent bullying. Includes toolkits for organizing a prevention event, working with stakeholders, trainings for educators and school bus drivers, and learning from others.
Designed to help stakeholders better understand the policy environment surrounding current school discipline practices in our country. This compendium provides information on school discipline laws and administrative regulations for the United States, including the 50 States, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.
Describes the Strengthening Families Program. Includes an overview of the program and details critical components such as parent skills training, child skills training, and family skills training. Concludes with suggestions for implementation.
Provides a user-friendly guide for what to do and how to communicate about the harmful effects of illicit drugs and alcohol to children from elementary through high school. Organized in 6 major sections: 1) What You Should Know 2) What Substances Do Children, Youth, and Young Adults Use? 3) Why Do Children, Youth, and Young Adults Use Drugs? 4) How Do I Talk to My Child About Drugs? 5) What If I Think My Child is Using Drugs? 6) Resources.
Provides an overview of health care reform and the implications for school mental health. Highlights important changes to health care under the Affordable Care Act and its potential impact on mental health services for children and families.
Provides a unifying framework for schools, families, and communities to understand, select, and organize their learning supports (i.e., strategies, programs, and practices used to create conditions to enhance learning).
Provides an opportunity for training in dealing with a student with Attention Deficit Disorder whose behaviors interfere with his classroom instruction. Offers assistance for communicating with a variety of audiences, including parents and educators.