NSV Highlight on: Educator School Safety Network

by Sean Hedden Educators are dedicated to providing knowledge and insight to young people, guiding them to be successful, productive citizens. None of this would be possible if students became victims of violence in the classroom. That’s why organizations like The Educators School Safety Network (ESSN) are vital to giving educators, students, and parents the… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Educator School Safety Network

NSV Highlight on: National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSL)

In order to help school administrators and educators prevent school violence, including its many factors like bullying, harassment, and substance abuse, the U.S. Dept. of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students has funded the NCSSL (National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments). From their website, there is access to training material, webinars, conferences,  special… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSL)

NSV Highlight on: SAMHSA: School Violence Prevention Resources

by Sean Hedden SAMHSA, also known as the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, provides a wealth of resources on one web page. The School Violence Prevention Resources page offers links to prevention programs for school staff and mental health resources for students. The School-Related Resources category includes links to toolkits for school administrators, counselors, and teaching staff… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: SAMHSA: School Violence Prevention Resources

NSV Highlight on: TeachSafeSchools.org

by Sean Hedden TeachSafeSchools.org is a valuable resource for school administrators, teachers, counselors, and staff who are looking to keep their students safe. The website is run by The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment and intends to “provide research-based school violence prevention procedures for educators.” School staff can find ways to improve school safety… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: TeachSafeSchools.org