Safe Schools. Healthy Kids.

The National Center for School Safety (NCSS) is the BJA STOP Program National Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) provider and is a multidisciplinary​, multi-institutional center focused on improving school safety and preventing school violence.

Training and Technical Assistance

We provide a wide-variety of school safety trainings and technical assistance opportunities through webinars, in-person and online training, toolkits, and more.

Webinars

Join live webinars hosted by our topic experts for information on implementing and evaluating school safety initiatives, or view a previously recorded webinar available online for on-demand viewing.

Self-Paced Training

Advance your school safety knowledge through self-guided instructional coursework, interactive exercises, and videos.

Expert Opinions

Examine our topic experts’ latest evidence-based findings in school safety and violence prevention strategies.

Learning Communities

Engage with school safety practitioners from around the country and join peer-to-peer discussions of goals, challenges, and best practices facilitated by our trainers and topic experts.

Publications

Stay up-to-date on the current trends and best practices in school safety through our systematic literature reviews, reports, and journal articles.

Toolkits

Explore implementation and resource toolkits to learn best practices in administering school safety initiatives.

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In-Person Training

Attend one of our in-person trainings and participate in expert-led workshops, lectures, and interactive sessions.

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Events and Trainings

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Learning Community: Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Schools (TIROS)

11 May 2021 - 2:30 pm

Learning Community: Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Schools (TIROS)

25 May 2021 - 2:30 pm

Learning Community: Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Schools (TIROS)

15 June 2021 - 2:30 pm

Latest Training Resources

Social Media Responsibility With Student Engagement

As new research continues to shed light on the impact it can have on social and emotional health, and with an increase in screen time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever that we understand how young people are using social media and work with them to instill healthy habits.
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TOPICS Mental Health, Social Media TYPE: Webinar (On-Demand)
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NIJ Virtual Conference on School Safety 2021

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) recently held a virtual conference on school safety, with a focus on “Bridging Research to Practice to Safeguard our Schools.” Recordings from the three-day event are now available.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans TYPE: Webinar (On-Demand)
 Webinars

Student Mental Health in a Distance Learning Environment

Distance learning poses additional challenges in supporting student mental health and social-emotional learning. Join us to explore possible strategies and discover why this support is important. This is part one of a two-part series focused on school safety for distance learning.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Mental Health TYPE: Webinar (On-Demand)
 Webinars