Safe and Healthy Schools
200 pages
ISBN: 9781593851057

Safe and Healthy Schools: Practical Prevention Strategies

$66.00, Softcover
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Jeffrey Sprague, Hill M Walker

Co-authored by Jeffrey Sprague, Ph.D., and Hill Walker, Ph.D., co-directors of the Center on Violence and Destructive Behavior at the University of Oregon, this book provides a practical, step-by-step approach to developing a comprehensive, school-wide safety plan in K-12 settings. Appropriate for school administrators, teachers, counselors, and other school staff, "Safe and Healthy Schools" provides practical research-based strategies designed to:

  • Create a low-crime environment
  • Identify and support high-risk students
  • Reduce bullying and harassment
  • Improve the school-wide disciplinary system
  • Draw on community resources for change

Designed to help school staff assess, select, and utilize evidence-based safety and prevention practices, "Safe and Healthy Schools" includes diagrams, charts, checklists, and reproducible worksheets to facilitate implementation.