Includes a variety of resources and tools that school staff can use to educate students, staff, and parents about bullying, specifically, and school violence, generally. Resources Include handouts, videos, testimonials from students, suggestions for class activities, and more.
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Provides a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for individuals with substance use concerns, as well as those who are at risk of developing substance use disorders.
Provides educators with an overview of social and emotional learning (SEL) and school-family partnerships (SFPs), a discussion of the important relationship of SFPs and SEL, and strategies to promote children's social, emotional, and academic development using school-family partnerships. (This content is used with permission from EDC, Inc. All rights reserved).
Updates the 1994 book Reducing Risks for Mental Disorders and contains information on the status of research on programs in mental health and substance abuse prevention for children, youth, and young adults as well as suggestions for improving these programs (This content is used with permission from EDC, Inc. All rights reserved).
Summarizes results from three large-scale reviews of research on the impact of social and emotional learning (SEL) programs on elementary and middle-school students.
Provides an annual survey of 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students on alcohol and drug use (e.g., inhalants, amphetamines, cigarettes). In 2010 over 46,500 students reported current 30-day, annual, and lifetime use, as well as perceived harmfulness and availability of drugs. Yearly reports are available since 1975.
Provides a biennial survey on the mental health status of the U.S. population; the providers and settings for mental health services; the types of mental health services and rates of utilization; and costs and sources of funding for mental health services. Biennial reports available since 2002.
Provides researchers, prevention specialists, and health educators with tools to measure a range of bullying experiences: bully perpetration, bully victimization, bully-victim experiences, and bystander experiences.
Provides information on how states and districts are integrating SEL into their state and district initiatives, and practical examples of what districts and states are currently doing, as well as access to tools that districts have used to help integrate SEL.
Provides a resource for systematic reviews of research and recommendations about effective strategies for improving public health, including reducing school-violence. Examination of youth violence prevention strategies has included firearm laws, therapeutic foster care, universal school-based violence prevention programs, and transfer of juveniles to adult courts.
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