This Snapshot describes the strategies Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) communities have employed to successfully partner with law enforcement to achieve safer school environments and positive...

This publication discusses mental health and the importance of social and emotional learning (SEL) in school systems to improve the academic outcomes and success of students. It outlines strategies...

Citing literature on mentoring, this report identifies effective ways to recruit and retain qualified mentors for at-risk youth, specifically outlining strategies to recruit men and people from...

This document discusses the challenges identified by three jurisdictional teams of justice personnel (tribal, state and federal) in establishing mechanisms for information and resource sharing. It...

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...

This document describes the Navigating Information Sharing (NIS) Toolkit. It discusses applicable laws, specifically focusing on FERPA HIPAA, and outlines the important steps to implement...

This Snapshot explores how 11 SS/HS grantees implemented violence prevention approaches and evidence-based interventions (EBIs) that were appropriate for their schools’ unique violence-related...

These communities’ stories illustrate how districtwide partnerships can bring substance abuse prevention into focus, broaden the reach of media campaigns, lead to school and local policy changes,...

This brief presents the School Resource Officer (SRO) model of school-based law enforcement, discussing the SRO’s role as an educator, informal counselor, and proactive law enforcer. It outlines the...

This tool was created to accompany the video Voices against violence: Helping students, parents, and School staff speak up, and consists of a series of questions and strategies to help parents and...

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