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The Student Safety Insights will keep you up to date on the latest developments. We will post news items and articles you will find of interest. Check back often for updates.

Student Safety Insights

7/16/2018 - Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model: An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence

The National Threat Assessment Center (U.S. Secret Service, Department of Homeland Security), issues an operational guide for preventing targeted school violence, using an 8 step threat assessment model.

https://www.secretservice.gov/data/protection/ntac/USSS_NTAC_Enhancing_School_Safety_Guide_7.11.18.pdf

7/13/2018 - How Nova Southeastern Practices Aquatics Risk Management

Nova Southeastern University Director of aquatics and scuba diving discusses risk management strategies for best practices, how to train and educate staff, students and participants, and the role of students in risk management.

https://campusrecmag.com/nova-southeastern-aquatics-risk-management/

7/11/2018 - Want to Reduce Bullying in Schools? Bring in Babies

Canadian non-profit, serving K-8 students in 11 countries, demonstrate up to a 50% reduction in the number of children who pick fights in the classroom, by teaching empathy, using babies, their volunteer mothers, and a 27 course lesson plan.

http://nationswell.com/reduce-bullying-babies-classrooms/

7/5/2018 - OSHA Sponsors “Safe + Sound Week” to Promote Workplace Safety Awareness

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot – Las Positas Community College District is inviting employers and workers to participate in Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide safety event that takes place during the week of August 13-19, 2018.

http://virtual-strategy.com/2018/07/03/osha-sponsors-safe-sound-week-to-promote-workplace/

7/3/2018 - K-12 School Active Shooter Mitigation; 9 Ways to Make Your School Safer

LAPD Police Sergeant, Cathy Riggs, lists nine things schools can do that will assist in violence mitigation.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/k-12-school-active-shooter-mitigation-nine-ways-make-your-cathy-riggs?trk=v-feed