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2014-03-13 08:34:50

Panel will discuss today's real-world school culture and offer strategies to keep K-12 students, staff and visitors safe LOUISVILLE, Colo., March 13, 2014 PRNewswire/ -- Inovonics (http://www.inovonics.com), a leading provider of enterprise life safety and specialized commercial wireless systems, today announced it is sponsoring a panel entitled, "Beyond School Shootings: Everyday Violence in K-12 Schools and Methods for Prevention," on Wednesday, April 2 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m....

2013-12-03 08:27:57

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the anniversary of the school shootings at Newtown approaches, principals, teachers, parents and children can make their schools safer when they follow the practical tips in "Safe Within These Walls: De-escalating School Situations Before They Become Crises," a new crisis intervention book published by Capstone Professional in the U.S., and Oxford University Press in Canada. "Once the SWAT team arrives, the odds are much lower that everyone will walk...

2013-11-25 16:36:31

Father of slain dating violence victim urges action One in 10 high school youth in the U.S. reports having been hit or physically hurt by a dating partner in the past year, according to a new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher. In a study published in the Journal of School Violence, Emily Rothman and Ziming Xuan, faculty at Boston University, analyzed data from 100,901 students who participated in the national Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System...

2013-04-25 20:38:47

Study confirms link between school climate and violence School violence is a very important social issue world-wide. It poses a significant threat to the health, achievement, and well-being of students. Although the most highly published incidents involve serious physical violence, less serious forms of physical aggression and psychological violence (including harassment, bullying, and relational aggression) present far more prevalent and persistent problems. During the last twenty...

2013-01-08 23:25:33

Expert recommendations address alarming yet often overlooked issue Teachers across the United States report alarmingly high rates of personally experiencing student violence and harassment while at school, according to an article published by the American Psychological Association that presents comprehensive recommendations to make schools safer for school personnel as well as students. "Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers: Recommendations for a National...

2012-09-17 06:28:22

Most adults say schools should take action when bullies threaten physical safety, embarrass others, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. adults repeatedly rate bullying as a major health problem for U.S. children. But a new poll from the University of Michigan shows adults have different views about what bullying behaviors should prompt schools to take action. The University of Michigan C.S. Mott...

2012-08-17 02:21:03

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (NCHERM) is pleased to announce the release of a new book from NCHERM consultant Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., entitled, Ending Campus Violence: New Approaches to Prevention. With the growth of threats and violence in higher education settings, college campuses are increasingly expected to have systems in place to identify potentially aggressive individuals and intervene to ensure the safety of the...

2011-08-29 13:00:00

The Bureau for At-Risk Youth releases latest buyerâs guide to address guidance and counseling efforts. Woodbury, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 The Guidance Group announces its publication of The Bureau for At-Risk Youth Fall 2011 Buyerâs Guide. This catalog of low-cost, prevention tools is focused on helping children and teens from grades 3-12 make smart, safe life choices. The catalog includes over 200 research-based supplemental materials including curricula, live...

2011-01-28 13:30:00

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Northern Iowa today launched a new center that will house a Regents-wide campus violence training, curriculum and programming initiative focused on campus violence. The Center for Violence Prevention (CVP) will work to develop best practices for responding to and preventing interpersonal violence at Iowa's three state universities. One of the core missions of the center is to create a regional dissemination site to share...

2009-12-14 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle-school students are expressing their views on the key factors affecting youth violence, with more than 30 percent of them indicating that television, video games, movies and music provoke violence. Gangs, drugs and bullying are also stated as highly instrumental among this age group, according to the National Campaign to Stop Violence. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091214/PH24980 ) The Campaign, active for more than 12 years,...