Resources

The National Center for School Safety offers evidence-based resources with topic area expert input. Our resources provide school safety practitioners with the information, tools, and support they need to implement school safety plans, leverage best practices, and address implementation issues in their school community. 

Resources are available online as clearinghouses, grant solicitations, podcasts, publications, toolkits & guides, and videos.

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School Threat Assessment Toolkit

This toolkit provides schools with comprehensive guidance and practical tools for implementing behavioral threat assessment and management, ensuring fidelity to student rights in violence prevention efforts.
TopicThreat Assessment
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceSchool Personnel
 Toolkits & Guides

Expert Video: School Threat Assessment in Florida

In this video, Dr. Jenn Maeng presents findings from a new technical report on threat assessment. The report examines Florida threat assessment case data from the 2021-2022 school year, highlighting outcomes for over 22,000 cases.
Watch on YouTube
TopicThreat Assessment
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceLaw Enforcement & First Responders, Mental Health Professionals, School Personnel
 Videos

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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TopicMental Health, School Climate
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceSchool Personnel
 Podcasts

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.
TopicMental Health
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceMental Health Professionals, Parents & Families, School Personnel
 Podcasts

Anonymous Reporting Systems

In this episode, Dr. Libby Messman shares how anonymous reporting systems can be crucial in maintaining a safe and secure environment.
TopicMental Health, School Climate
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceSchool Personnel
 Podcasts