Comprehensive School Safety Plans

Resources for understanding how school safety strategies work together as parts of a comprehensive school safety plan, as well as best practices for implementing a comprehensive, preventative framework.

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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School Safety At A Glance

This guide discusses creating safe schools using a comprehensive and layered approach, organizing school safety strategies by the strength of their evidence base and where they fall on the prevention timeline. It also provides links to resources for implementing various school safety strategies.
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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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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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2022 Training Needs Assessment Report

Our 2022 Needs Assessment report highlights what we learned from our survey of grantees and the trainings those results informed.
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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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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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School-Based Prevention Programming

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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A Comprehensive School Safety Framework: Report to the Committees on Appropriations

This NIJ report details the model and best practices for comprehensive school safety determined through four years of research conducted under the NIJ's Comprehensive School Safety Initiative.
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NIJ Comprehensive School Safety Initiative Publications

The NIJ CSSI Publications is a list of published results of funded, research-focused CSSI projects that that can be applied to school safety nationwide.
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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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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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Engaging Youth in Violence Prevention

Join us and hear from youth leaders from the 4000+ Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Promise Clubs that are actively engaged in violence prevention efforts throughout the country.
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An Introduction to the Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Schools Toolkit

Join us for a live webinar and learn how to use the Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Schools Toolkit in your work!
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2021 Training Needs Assessment Report

Our 2021 Needs Assessment report highlights what we learned from our survey of grantees and the trainings those results informed.
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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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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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First Steps for Engaging Your School Safety Network Workshop

In this interactive 90-minute workshop, participants are provided tools to identify and prioritize how to engage with their school safety networks.
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Model Programs Guide

Provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations for several youth-related topics and programs. Created by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
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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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