Resources

This brief focuses on bullying prevention legislation.  This brief provides information on elements of a bullying prevention plan, the school’s legal responsibility, steps that SS/HS sites should...

This brief describes the Safe Schools/Healthy Students initiative to create activities that foster a students’ feeling of safety in school and their community. It cites evidence-based practices for...

This Framework describes a holistic three-step process for implementing a comprehensive, multipronged approach to positive school discipline. File:  PSD_Framework_Comprehensive.pdf Age Group: ...

This publication highlights key prevention strategies that target children and their families. Referencing sources from scholars, the publication explains the influence families, schools,...

This brief outlines strategies to help schools implement substance abuse and violence prevention programs. These strategies aim to develop a positive school climate that creates norms inconsistent...

This brief outlines strategies to carry prevention activities from the classroom and into the communities to ensure the community has a positive influence on youth. These strategies focus on...

Drawing a connection between violence, education, and poverty by observing the early life experiences of Latino youth as well as their families, schools, neighborhoods, and the larger society, this...

A sytstem that partners schools and school districts to help them create bully-free learning communities. Features a series of “Solution Team” structured meetings to help a student that is being...

This brief discusses bullying and its many consequences. It draws attention away from the preconceived notion that bullying is inevitable and sheds light on many ways to deal with and prevent...

Disproportionate minority contact (DMC) refers to the disproportionate representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system. This bulletin describes the steps that can be taken to reduce...

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