This brief defines truancy and the various kinds of truancy, including habitual truancy, chronic truancy, and chronic absenteeism. It discusses the risk factors attributed to truancy and provides...

This article discusses the issues of adolescents and prescription drug abuse. It describes ways that adolescents gain access to prescription drugs and provides signs to look for in order to prevent...

This article discusses the issue of cyberbullying in comparison to other more common forms of bullying, such as physical, verbal, and indirect. It provides an outline of methods that schools and...

Examples of completed Action Plans for the five strategy prongs and data collection, as described in Module 5 of the online Positive School Discipline course. File:  ActionPlanExemplars.pdf Age...

A description of how addressing school suspension issues could benefit a variety of potential partners. Can be used in making the case to partners. File:  BenefitsforPotentialPartners.pdf Age Group...

A guide for making a detailed case about an issue (such as positive school disipline) to engage a partner to join a colloborative initiative. File:  MakingtheCaseMobilizingStakeholders.pdf Content...

This Framework describes a holistic three-step process for implementing a comprehensive, multipronged approach to positive school discipline. File:  PSD_Framework_Comprehensive.pdf Age Group: ...

This example describes how an Arizona school district addressed its need for stakeholder involvement by creating a Community Action Board (CAB). Bringing together mental health providers, business...

This brief outlines strategies to carry prevention activities from the classroom and into the communities to ensure the community has a positive influence on youth. These strategies focus on...

This brief addresses the importance of family and community partnership in the success of the SS/HS initiative. The brief discusses the challenges of engaging families in the program and strategies...

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