A high school principal hears a rumor that one of his students was arrested for underage drinking and possession of drugs at a party over the weekend. This student has been aggressive toward other...

A high school guidance counselor referred a student to a community-based substance abuse treatment counselor. The guidance counselor calls the substance abuse treatment counselor to find out how the...

A School Resource Officer (SRO), who is employed by the school district’s police department, is concerned about a student. He has observed the student hanging out with known gang members and has...

A frustrated mother appears in the principal’s office, demanding to know what actions have been taken against a student who has bullied her child in school, which the parent has reported multiple...

A student has been posting violent messages on his Facebook page. The school principal is told about the messages, but he cannot discipline the student because the messages don’t contain direct...

This case example describes a scenario in which a high school principal hears a rumor that one of his students was arrested for underage drinking and possession of drugs at a party over the weekend...

Two high school students get into a fight in the school hallway. A School Resource Officer (SRO), who is employed by the sheriff’s department, breaks up the fight and talks to the students involved...

The mayor and city council of a mid-size city have established a Youth Violence Prevention Coalition that includes representatives from 20 community organizations, including the school district, the...

A 17-year-old student has moved from living with his mother in one community to living with his father in another community. The student has special needs and has an IEP (Individualized Education...

An eight-year-old child who was found to have been physically abused by his biological parents was removed from their home and placed in foster care. The child’s biological parents are contesting...

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