Trauma can occur to children and youth as a result of violence, abuse, neglect, loss, and other emotionally harmful experiences.
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Improving School Discipline, Climate, and Safety Data Collection and Use Brief offers information on how states, school districts, and schools have implemented and revised policies and practices to improve school discipline systems and create safer, more nurturing learning environments for studen...
Examines policy developments within an 11-site Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships initiative supported implemented from 2008 through 2012 to reduce teen dating violence (TDV) by promoting healthy relationship skills among middle school students.
Discusses a study on how children react to aggressive behavior based on assumed intent. The study found children who assumed a hostile intent were more likely to react aggressively than those who assumed the offender meant no harm.
Commemorates National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month by providing facts about teen dating violence and offering links to hotlines and other resources that can offer interested individuals more information on how to prevent teen dating violence in their communities.
Describes the results of a nationally representative survey of students ages 12-18 on prevalence of school bullying. A lower percentage of students reported being bullied in 2013 compared to previous years according to this Department of Education blog.
Covers topics such as victimization, teacher injury, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, and drug and alcohol use, among others. The Department of Education and Department of Justice released the 17th annual report on school crime and student safety.
Monitors six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including: behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases...