Creating Safe and Healthy Schools: Evidence-Based Strategies

01/27/2020 - 8:30am to 2:30pm

Grade levels: All Grade Levels, Professional Development

Content areas: Culturally Responsive Teaching, Professional Development

Topics: School Safety, evidence based strategies, healthy schools

District/Organization: Northwest PBIS Network

Dr. Jeffrey Sprague is a national expert in school safety, SWPBIS, Restorative Practices and other timely topics related to making our schools safer, more nurturing, and more successful. He is also a co-author of the book Safe and Healthy Schools, Practical Prevention Strategies. Northwest PBIS Network, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Oregon School Psychologists Association, High Desert ESD, and Washington OSPI have collaborated to bring you an all day workshop dedicated to School Safety.

Workshop Goals and Agenda

The goal of this workshop is to present state-of-the-art information and empirically supported practices to the process of making schools safer, and to discuss questions and possible solutions in the local schools and communities. The following topics will be addressed within this workshop:

History and Overview of Approaches to School Discipline, Safety, and Mental Health
Screening and Identifying Behaviorally At-Risk Students, including Threat Assessment
Improving School Climate, Safety, and Student Health via Universal Prevention
Preventing and Responding to Bullying and Peer Harassment in the School Setting
Supporting Antisocial and Potentially Violent Youth
Evaluating School Safety Efforts and a view to the Future

Visit the PBIS Network Event Page to register.