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

Firearm Safety, School Violence, and Youth Suicide

In this episode, join Drs. Marc Zimmerman, Cynthia Ewell Foster, and April Zeoli as they discuss how firearm safety plays a part in school violence, youth suicide, and youth intimate partner violence.
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TOPICS Mental Health, School Climate
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Community Engagement

In this episode, our discussion focuses on youth suicide prevention methods and the importance of community engagement in preventing firearm-related injury and youth suicide.
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TOPICS Mental Health
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Anonymous Reporting Systems

In this episode, Dr. Libby Messman shares how anonymous reporting systems can be crucial in maintaining a safe and secure environment.
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TOPICS Notification Technology
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Extreme Risk Protection Orders

In this episode, we discuss Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) and their impact on school safety.
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Contributing Factors for Firearm-Related Injuries

In this podcast episode, Dr. Marc Zimmerman delves into the issue of firearm-related injury and school violence by discussing contributing factors and providing some general context.
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Understanding Firearm-Related Injury and School Violence Series

In this podcast interview series, experts will discuss topics such as youth suicide prevention, anonymous reporting systems, and community engagement. Listeners will gain a broad understanding of the intersection of school safety strategies and firearm-related injury.
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The Science of School Safety

In this podcast episode, Mary Poulin Carlton joins host Paul Haskins to discuss bullying, school climate, mental health, and other important issues impacting school safety.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Mental Health, School Climate
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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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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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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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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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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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