A memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a critical document in establishing coordinated efforts in a school-justice partnership among schools, courts, and other relevant agencies.
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The SBDI Toolkit provides a step-by-step guide for implementing prevention strategies and action steps that schools can implement to effectively prevent and manage emotional-behavioral crises among students.
Parents and school personnel can help children feel safe by establishing a sense of normalcy and security and talking with them about their fears after acts of violence, particularly in schools.
Lessons learned from school emergencies highlight the importance of preparing school officials and first responders to implement emergency operations plans.
Mass violence events expose survivors and witnesses to trauma, whether they experience the event in person, within the community, or through the media.
School bus drivers play an instrumental role in both promoting student mental health and reducing violence and bullying among students.
The Boys Town Specialized Classroom model was implemented to reduce disruptive behaviors, discipline referrals, and absenteeism among students with emotional and behavioral problems in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
To reduce the incidence of suspensions and expulsions, particularly for male students of color who are disproportionately impacted, Connecticut employed a Restorative Practices approach across its SS/HS districts.
National data suggests that LGBTQ youth are at greater risk than their peers for mental health challenges, including depression and suicide.
The Nevada Department of Education, Office of Safe and Respectful Learning Environment (NDE OSRLE), established the Governor’s Social Workers in Schools Initiative with the focus of creating safe schools through prevention programming as well as a system of multi-tiered interventions for students...