Capacity Building

Resources for expanding and sustaining your organization's ability to implement school safety programs and to change processes and policies.

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (December 2023)

STOP Grantees are invited to the December 2023 Quarterly Meeting. Come together with fellow STOP grantees to hear updates from NCSS and engage in small-group networking. In this quarter’s session, we will hear about comprehensive school safety approaches.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

BJA STOP Grantee Kick-Off Meeting (November 2023)

You will hear directly from the BJA STOP Team and the NCSS about grant management and administration requirements, how to effectively oversee your grant, resources available to support you with program implementation, and training and technical assistance support that NCSS provides.
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TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

Crisis Navigation in TR Schools

This self-paced training will assist school leaders in creating and strengthening a site crisis navigation team.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, School Climate
Self-Paced Trainings

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

This guide was released 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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TOPICS Capacity Building
Toolkits & Guides

Empowering Youth

This self-paced training provides an overview of youth empowerment theory and shares examples of youth empowering programs.
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TOPICS Capacity Building
Self-Paced Trainings

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (Spring 2023)

STOP Grantees are invited to the Spring 2023 Quarterly Meeting. Come together with fellow STOP grantees to hear updates from NCSS and engage in small-group networking. In this quarter’s session, we will be discussing suicide prevention and taking a look at the 2021 CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey data.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

2023 STOP Solicitation

The 2023 Students, Teachers, Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence grant solicitations are provided through three agencies: the BJA, the COPS Office, and the OJJDP.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Grant Solicitations

Informational Webinar: STOP School Violence Program FY2023 Solicitation

The 2023 Students, Teachers, Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence grant solicitations are designed to improve school security. This webinar provides information for the 2023 grant solicitation.
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TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

A Quick Guide to School Safety Data Visualization

This guide brings together resources that explain how to collect and interpret school safety data, as well as translate it into effective data visualizations.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans
Toolkits & Guides

Collaboration & Information Sharing

Originally the third in a four-part series on Improving School Climate & Safety Through Inter-Professional Collaboration, this session focuses on school-based prevention programming and how different examples align with school climate.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Notification Technology
Webinars

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (Winter, 2023)

STOP Grantees are invited to the Winter 2023 Quarterly Meeting. Come together with fellow STOP grantees to hear updates from NCSS and engage in small group discussions about how your grant project intersects with school climate and culture.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

Preparing for Changes in Personnel

This guide provides readers with an overview of considerations to address changes in project personnel. Explore sample checklists for offboarding, cross-training, and onboarding, as well as a tangible steps for developing a succession plan.
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TOPICS Capacity Building
Toolkits & Guides

BJA STOP Grantee Kick-Off Meeting (October, 2022)

You will hear directly from the BJA STOP Team and the NCSS about grant management and administration requirements, how to effectively oversee your grant, resources available to support you with program implementation, and training and technical assistance support that NCSS provides.
Enroll Now
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (October, 2022)

STOP Grantees are invited to the October 2022 Quarterly Meeting. Join fellow STOP grantees to learn the latest updates from NCSS, engage in small group discussions with others in your region, and hear a presentation on school safety plans from our NCSS School Safety Specialists.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

First Steps for Engaging Your School Safety Network

Learn how to identify and strategize engaging with everyone in your school safety network through this self-paced training.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans
Self-Paced Trainings

School Safety Communications Planning Guide

This guide is intended to serve as a quick-start to help school leaders plan and share school safety-related initiatives and news with their communities.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Social Media
Toolkits & Guides

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (June, 2022)

STOP Grantees are invited to the June 2022 Quarterly Meeting. Join fellow STOP grantees from all regions to network and learn about successful practices in small groups.
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TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

Cross-Disciplinary Tabletop Workshop Series

In this four-session workshop series, facilitators from Sandy Hook Promise and NCSS will guide participants through discussions centered on specific school safety scenarios. Participants will reflect on their own organization’s capabilities and identify local risks and hazards.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Workshops

Informational Webinar: STOP School Violence Program FY2022 Solicitation

The STOP School Violence Grant Program is designed to improve school security. This is a recording of the informational webinar for the 2022 grant solicitation that took place on April 27, 2022.
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TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

2022 STOP Solicitation

The 2022 Students, Teachers, Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence grant solicitations are provided through three agencies: the BJA, the COPS Office, and the OJJDP.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Grant Solicitations

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (March, 2022)

STOP Grantees are invited to the March 2022 Quarterly Regional Meeting. Join fellow STOP grantees to network, get to know the new FY2021 grant awardees, and learn about successful practices in small groups.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

BJA STOP Grantee Kick-Off Meeting (February, 2022)

You will hear directly from the BJA STOP Team and the NCSS about grant management and administration requirements, how to effectively oversee your grant, resources available to support you with program implementation, and training and technical assistance support that NCSS provides.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Leadership and Crisis Navigation

Grow your understanding of what it means to be a school leader and gain strategies you can use to navigate crises while maintaining a trauma-informed, resilience-oriented lens.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, School Climate
Self-Paced Trainings

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
Podcasts