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 exposed at school.
The Office of Student Wellness is committed to the following:
1. Creating a coordinated, State level approach to school culture and climate
2. Strengthening professional development in the area of Interconnected Systems Framework
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This website was developed (in part) under grants numbered 1U79SM06151201 and 1H79SM061875-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.