Podcasts

Listen to discussions of school safety topics with various expert guests. Transcripts available.

Leading through Crises

In the third and final episode of our series “What It Means to Be a School Leader”, Dr. Henderson-Smith discusses leading through a crisis and lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Mental Health, School Climate
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Rapid-Cycle Adaptive Leadership

In episode two of our series “What It Means to Be a School Leader”, Dr. Henderson-Smith explains how school leaders can turn challenges into opportunities.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans
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Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Leadership

In the first episode of our series “What It Means to Be a School Leader”, Dr. Linda Henderson-Smith describes what a good leader is and what it means to be trauma-informed and resilience-oriented.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans
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Restorative Practices, Part 2

This is the second episode of two podcasts about restorative practices at the Genesee Intermediate School District in Michigan. We explore getting buy-in, coordinating with school resource officers, and how to sustain the programs.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans
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Restorative Practices, Part 1

This is the first episode of two podcasts about restorative practices at the Genesee Intermediate School District in Michigan. We delve into the motivations behind applying for project grant funding, how the project got started, and the restorative practices they implemented.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans
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Distance Learning, Part 2

The second of two episodes discussing the transition to and from distance learning. Our guests talk about the school resource officer's role in the distance learning environment, the importance of emergency response planning, and key considerations about the return to in-person learning.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans
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Distance Learning, Part 1

The first of two episodes discussing the transition to and from distance learning. Our guests talk about how mental health supports in schools can help with addressing the effects that distance learning has had on students.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans
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Crisis Timeline and Law Enforcement

In the second episode of our podcast, our guests describe the parts of the crisis timeline and the role of law enforcement in school safety.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, School-based Law Enforcement
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What is School Safety?

In the first episode of our new podcast, we ask our guests to share what school safety means to them. This is followed by a conversation with the directors of the National Center for School Safety.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans
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