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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Crisis Timeline

School Resource Officer Video Series

This video series helps SROs consider the way students think, how to connect with them, how to break down barriers to communication, and how to become a successful presence in their school.
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TopicSchool-based Law Enforcement
AudienceLaw Enforcement & First Responders, School Personnel

CMS Guide to Medicaid Services and Administrative Claiming for School-based Settings

This guide was releaed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). It offers new flexibilities and consolidates existing guidance, making it easier for all schools to receive payment for delivering Medicaid-covered services.
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TopicCapacity Building
AudienceMental Health Professionals, School Personnel
 Toolkits & Guides

A Positive Youth Development Approach to School Safety

This comprehensive model is designed to help practitioners and policymakers understand how the strategies they choose may be related to a larger context of school safety.
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TopicComprehensive School Safety Plans

K-12 Bystander Reporting Toolkit

This toolkit created by CISA and NTAC includes strategies and guidance for safety reporting programs and encouraging bystander reporting.
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TopicComprehensive School Safety Plans
AudienceSchool Personnel
 Toolkits & Guides

Behavioral Threat Assessment & Management at a Glance

This brief synopsis of Behavioral Threat Assessment & Management (BTAM) provides an overview of how BTAM can promote safety and prevent violence in school communities.
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TopicThreat Assessment
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceSchool Personnel, STOP Grantees
 Toolkits & Guides