Getting Buy-In for Anonymous Reporting Systems

Are you interested in learning more about Anonymous Reporting Systems (ARS) and how they can be used to prevent violence-related school incidents before they occur? ARS is a technology-based prevention strategy that helps students identify the signs of a potential threat and know how to confidentially report their concerns to school leaders.

In this webinar, participants will learn more about the history and philosophy of ARS, its essential components, and how to effectively adopt and maintain ARS in their schools.

This webinar occurred live on June 25, 2020. It is available on-demand by clicking the Enroll button.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the practice of anonymous reporting systems in schools.
  • Describe key considerations related to implementing anonymous reporting systems.
  • Recognize the benefits of anonymous reporting systems for schools and their stakeholders.


Kenji Okuma, Crisis Center Director, Sandy Hook Promise

Anathea Simpkins, Deputy National Director of the Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (SS-ARS), Sandy Hook Promise

Continuing Education Credit

This webinar is offered for an NCSS certificate of completion.

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Topic Areas

Notification Technology

Crisis Timeline

Prevention Planning


School Personnel