School Violence Prevention

School Violence Prevention

Review Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify components of the SAVE legislation.
  2. Detect early warning signs of potentially violent behavior.
  3. Determine the role of the educator in the referral process.
  4. Assess educational and curricular approaches to assist troubled students and help prevent potential violence (e.g., bullying).
  5. Formulate appropriate responses for potentially dangerous situations in schools.

School Violence Prevention

Review Learning Objectives

Project SAVE
Safe Schools Against Violence in Education available at:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Youth Violence Prevention Resources/Center for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/youthviolence/index.html

NYCDOE Discipline Code
http://schools.nyc.gov/RulesPolicies/DisciplineCode/default.htm

Statement on Positive Behavior Guidance in Pre-K for All and Early Learn NYC Programs NYC
http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/0C9C8A8A-3FE4-4F7D-A880-DD3D86B3C94D/0/StatementonPositiveBehaviorGuidance.pdf

The Unintended Consequences of Taking a Hard Line on School Discipline
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/03/us/the-unintended-consequences-of-taking-a-hard-line-on-school-discipline.html

School Violence Prevention

Review Learning Objectives

Early Warning, Timely Response
A Guide to Safe Schools available at:
http://cecp.air.org/guide/annotated.asp

Signs and Symptoms of Violence
Available at website for the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
https://healthfinder.gov/FindServices/Organizations/Organization.aspx?code=HR3712

National Association for the Education of Young Children
Position on violence
www.naeyc.org in the search bar type position statement on violence

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
Educator Resources at:
www.vetoviolence.org/stryve/resources.html in the search bar type position statement on violence

Sandy Hook Public Service Announcement
Video that depicts the signs many all too often ignore
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8syQeFtBKc