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 (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

Returning to School After a Crisis: A Guide to Addressing Traumatic Events at School

This guide provides school staff with strategies to support students following traumatic events. It contains lessons learned, discussion tips, and mental health resources to help cope with a trauma response,
Download PDF
TOPICS Capacity Building, Mental Health
Toolkits & Guides

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.
Watch on YouTube
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.
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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

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
Podcasts

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.
Listen on Anchor
TOPICS Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans
Podcasts

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (October 2021)

STOP Grantees are invited to the October 2021 Quarterly Regional Meeting. Join fellow STOP grantees to network and learn about successful practices in small groups.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

CrimeSolutions.OJP.gov

CrimeSolutions.OJP.gov is a Clearinghouse with information on crime & crime prevention, juveniles, law enforcement, and technology & forensics.
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TOPICS Campus Security, Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Coordination with First Responders, Mental Health, Notification Technology, School Climate, School Drills, School-based Law Enforcement, Threat Assessment
Clearinghouses

Safer Schools and Campuses Best Practices Clearinghouse

The Safer Schools and Campuses Best Practices Clearinghouse was created in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and to support the reopening and continuing operations of schools.
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TOPICS Campus Security, Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Coordination with First Responders, Mental Health, Notification Technology, School Climate, School Drills, School-based Law Enforcement, Threat Assessment
Clearinghouses

SchoolSafety.gov

SchoolSafety.gov is a clearinghouse of resources related to safe schools.
Visit Website
TOPICS Campus Security, Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Coordination with First Responders, Mental Health, Notification Technology, School Climate, School Drills, School-based Law Enforcement, Social Media, Threat Assessment
Clearinghouses

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (June 2021)

STOP Grantees are invited to the June 2021 Quarterly Regional Meeting. Join fellow STOP grantees to network and learn about successful practices in small groups.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

STOP TTA Quarterly Meeting (March 2021)

STOP Grantees are invited to the first-ever Quarterly Regional Meeting. Join us to learn what NCSS offers as your training and technical assistance provider.
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars

Public Health Approach to Evaluating School Safety Initiatives

An introductory training to help you start thinking about evaluation as you implement school safety programming, ensuring that you set the proper foundation for your researcher.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Comprehensive School Safety Plans
Self-Paced Trainings

Connecting the Dots: Ideas, Plans, and Budgets for Grant Writing

This webinar will help new and experienced grant writers connect the dots between a winning proposal and their program's big picture goals.
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TOPICS Capacity Building, Mental Health
Webinars

BJA’s STOP School Violence Program FY2020 Solicitation

Note: The submission deadline for this solicitation has passed. The recording is provided as reference. April 6, 2020 Learn about the FY2020 BJA Grant solicitation.
Recording
TOPICS Capacity Building
Webinars