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...

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...

On Monday morning, a high school football coach hears rumors that three students he coaches sexually assaulted a female student from their school at a party over the weekend. Before the coach is...

A teacher at a middle school sees a male student being verbally abusive to a female student in the hallway. He immediately notifies the principal. The next morning, the mother of the female student...

A sixth grade teacher at a middle school located near an American Indian reservation has noticed signs that one of the children in her class may have a learning disability. The child, who is in...

A 15-year-old youth is living in a residential treatment facility (RTF) as a result of a delinquency adjudication. (RTFs are highly structured residential programs for court-ordered delinquent youth...

A case manager from a community-based youth-serving agency has been asked by a high school to work with a student who is considered at risk. The student has a history of poor grades and attendance...

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