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Making Schools Safer and Violence Free

Critical Issues, Solutions, and Recommended Practices

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Published by Pro ed .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organizations & Institutions,
  • Special Education - General,
  • Prevention,
  • Safety measures,
  • School violence,
  • Schools,
  • Security measures,
  • United States,
  • Education

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHill M. Walker (Editor), Michael H. Epstein (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11272948M
    ISBN 100890798567
    ISBN 109780890798560
    OCLC/WorldCa44669529

      The recent school shooting rampage in Ohio has once again focused national attention on the issue of student violence. But experts say such . Making Schools Safer. likes. I worked four different decades inside an American public school’s safety and security department. Please join me to help make our schools safer, a mission that I Followers:

    Students deserve a safe environment in which to live, learn and grow. Unfortunately, the threat of violence is a presence in many communities and has grown in a number of schools across the country. Learn what you can do to talk to your children about school safety. Element 5: Creating Safe and Violence-Free Schools. BACKGROUND. It is critical to identify and address issues, conditions, behaviors, and structures that contribute to unsafe environments and violence in schools. Specifically, how schools respond to disruptive and aggressive behavior among students impacts the potential for and level of.

      How to Make a Safer School. Mimi Kirk; “We hear about the need to lock a door time and again when there is violence in a school building,” says Michele Gay, who co-founded Safe .   18 U.S.C. § (q)(2). The Gun-Free School Zones Act was originally passed as part of the Crime Control Act of but was challenged as unconstitutional under the Commerce Clause of .


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Looks at factors associated with school-age youth involved in violent situations, the impact on schools, characteristics of safe and unsafe schools, and strategies for violence prevention Making Schools Safer and Violence Free - Hill M.

Walker, Frank M. Gresham, Cited by: Get this from a library. Making schools safer and violence free: critical issues, solutions, and recommended practices.

[Hill M Walker; Michael H Epstein;]. This article surveys school safety and violence prevention through discussion of violence among today's school-age youth, causal factors, the impact of violence on schools, characteristics of safe and unsafe schools, and recommended strategies and resources for addressing school safety.

Making Schools Safer and Violence Free. Walker, Hill M Cited by: Safe Schools, Safe Students is a compass and a gyroscope that can help keep programs in Oregon pointed in proper directions and on an even keel. This is vital because there are many more mediocre and poor programs than good ones.

Professor of Counselor Education, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, and Founding Editor, Journal of School Violence. This is the book the field so urgently needs. Chapters are closely interlinked to describe the complex but interrelated whole of school violence : The text expounds upon the characteristics of victims, individuals who are most likely to carry out violence, and common types of assaults.

Chapters include a discussion on current legislation; stories of infamous perpetrators; activists who are working to make schools safer; and school, community, and societal risk : Hardcover. As violence increases, pressure for safe and orderly schools increases.

Schools are struggling with what to do. This book offers two interrelated approaches: a violence prevention program and a conflict resolution program. Examining violence in schools and society and the influences that support violence helps us understand why we need such.

Creating Safe and Violence-Free Schools It is critical to identify and address issues, conditions, behaviors, and structures that contribute to unsafe environments and violence in schools. Specifically, how schools respond to disruptive and aggressive behavior among students impacts the potential for and level of violence to which students are.

One of the first steps to making schools in your area safer is to increase awareness about school violence. Many people know about large, tragic school shootings and other incidents, but many of these individuals do not want to think about the violence that is occurring in schools in your own school Author: Techpro Security Products.

The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice has become the premier resource for educational and mental health professionals and policymakers seeking to implement effective prevention and intervention programs that reduce school violence and promote safe and effective schools.

Guide 2: School Policies and Legal Issues Supporting Safe Schools, by Kirk Bailey, is a practical guide to the development and implementation of school policies that support safe schools.

Section 1 provides an overview of guiding principles to keep in mind when developing policies at the district level to prevent vio-lence. effects of school violence, including student outcomes associated with school violence, disruption, and bullying.

It then argues that a transdisciplinary, data-driven approach is needed to effectively address school violence. In particular, prevention and intervention practices must use logic modelsFile Size: 69KB.

Students, staff, and parents all have an important role in promoting school safety. School Violence Prevention: Guidelines for Administrators and Crisis Teams School administrators and crisis team members can create safe, secure, and peaceful schools free from the destructive influence of violence in all of its forms.

PDF | On Jan 1,Jimerson and others published Handbook of school violence and school safety: International research and practice | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

The contention is that the School Governing Bodies (SGB) must make the schools safe. They don’t see it as their responsibility to provide a safe schooling and work environment,” said : Puseletso Nthate.

School violence is part of the broader social problem of youth violence. Youth violence is defined as the intentional use of physical force or power, which is likely to cause physical or psychological harm, by a person aged between 10 and 24 against another person, group, or community.

Violence in schools There are a number of definitions of violence used depending on the focus and approach taken to it. For example, whether it is defined for legal, medical, sociological purposes.

The term “school violence” includes any form of violent behavior occurring on school grounds, during a school event or on the way to or from school or a school event.

School violence harms people, negatively impacts safety and disrupts the learning process. Violence can occur at any school—public or private, rural or urban, K or post-secondary—and encompasses many behaviors, including: Physical violence.

mass school shootings. 4 or more killed, excluding the assailant, by firearms at a school. multiple-victim school shootings. 4 or more victims and at least 2 killed, excluding the assailant, by firearms at a school.

fatal school shootings. At least 1 individual killed by firearms at a school. Changing our schools physically and changing the perspective is the answer to simple questions – how to make schools safer, and how to advance the learning process.

Safer schools In a narrower sense, school violence is defined as the phenomenon of violent behavior that occurs in the school. There are ways to make schools safer and teachers stronger—but they don’t involve guns Michael Hansen Tuesday, Febru Brian Moore.

Program Manager, School Climate and Discipline, Delaware Dept. of Education. Brian Moore is the program manager for school climate and discipline at the Delaware Department of Education.

In this role, he works with local schools and school districts to help provide students with a safe learning environment that supports academic growth and success.About Safer, Smarter Kids. Safer, Smarter Kids is an abuse prevention education curriculum designed for Pre-K and elementary-aged children, created by the Lauren’s Kids foundation.

Lauren’s Kids is an organization founded and led by Lauren Book, M.S. Ed.