Contacting a policymaker’s office to request a meeting can be a very nerve-wracking experience. This document provides a sample phone script to assists Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) members...

 This resource provides a template for a letter that can be sent by Safe Schools/ Healthy Students members to request a meeting and have the opportunity to further educate and inform policymakers. ...

This page contains links of communication resources to assist in outreach to policymakers. Resources are from the following: the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence...

This document provides information on various tools and templates, such as charts and graphs, audience and data worksheets, and PowerPoint presentations, utilized to communicate effectively to an...

This document discusses the role evaluation data has in validating a program’s purpose, swaying public perception of its necessity to the community and gaining public support and contributing to the...

This document provides strategies to convey information presented in charts and graphs effectively to an audience. Tips discuss appropriate times to use charts and graphs and how to present them in...

This page contains a variety of links to resources containing information that can assist Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) grantees asses how their schools and community compare to others in...

This brief defines trauma and describes its effect on young children and adolescents. It discusses ways that trauma can be recognized in children and how adults can help children develop skills to...

This brief discusses the intrastate cross-agency networks (ICANS) which promote coordinated efforts between state and local education and mental health agencies for supporting the Safe Schools/...

This resource describes the effects of social and emotional learning on children in and outside of the classroom. It also provides ways to implement social and emotional learning to help youth...

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