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Resources

Through research, TKF has compiled a resource list of useful links, publications, handouts and downloads on school safety, bullying, mentoring, and youth violence prevention.  It is our hope that providing the list is helpful to students, parents, teachers and school administrators.

Bullying & Bullying Statistics

Stop Bullying – Managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
http://www.stopbullying.gov

Bullying Statistics
http://www.bullyingstatistics.org

Bullying in Schools An Overview (PDF) – includes study findings, implications and recommendations
CDC Cyber Bullying Tip Sheet (PDF) – includes electronic aggression examples, and tips for Parents
Office of Justice Programs Bullying Fact Sheet (PDF) – includes background and bullying facts
CDC Bullying Fact Sheet (PDF) – includes public health statistics, health effects and who is at risk

Mentoring

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring
http://chronicle.umbmentoring.org/

Mentor, National Mentoring Partnership
http://www.mentoring.org/

National Mentoring Center
http://educationnorthwest.org/nmc

Lessons Learned School Mentoring Programs (PDF)
School Based Mentoring Strategies (PDF)
Strengthening Youth Mentoring (PDF)

 

School Safety

At-Risk Resources
http://www.at-risk.com/

A Look at School Safety
http://www.nssc1.org/school-safety.html

Children’s Safety Network (CSN)
http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/

Education Development Center, Inc (EDC)
http://www.edc.org/

Keep Schools Safe
http://www.keepschoolssafe.org

National Education Association 
http://www.nea.org

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
http://www.sadd.org/

Tips for School Administrators for Reinforcing School Safety
http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/schoolsafety_admin.aspx
http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/schoolsafety_admin.pdf (PDF)

Parent Guide to Truancy  (PDF)
Parents And Violence Prevention (PDF)
School Disciplinary Practices Eliminating Disparity  (PDF)
Alternatives To Zero Tolerance  (PDF)
School Connectedness  (PDF)
Strategies for Safer Schools  (PDF)
Suspended Education Middle School Crisis  (PDF)
CDC School Violence Fact Sheet  (PDF)

Youth Violence Prevention

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at University of Colorado Boulder
Includes a statement on Newtown Shootings
http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/

Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs
FindYouthInfo.gov is the U.S. government Web site that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs.
http://www.findyouthinfo.gov/

Maternal and Child Health Library. Knowledge Paths. Adolescent Violence Preventions
http://mchlibrary.info/KnowledgePaths/kp_adolvio.html

National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
http://www.nccev.org/

National Crime Prevention Council 
www.ncpc.org

TeenHelp.com
Information on parenting teenagers, troubled teens, teen issues, treatment programs, and other related topics.
http://www.teenhelp.com/index.html

Youth Violence Prevention Article from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for Violence Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/youthviolence/index.html

Youth Violence – U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Criminal Justice Reference Service 
https://www.ncjrs.gov/yviolence/

Youth Violence Prevention – Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/programs/youthviolenceprevention.htm

Warning Signs of Youth Violence – American Psychological Association 
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/warning-signs.aspx#

Parents And Violence Prevention (PDF)
Talk With Your Kids About Violence (PDF)
Blueprint For Violence Prevention  (PDF)
CDC Youth Violence Fact Sheet  (PDF)
NIJ Research School Violence Prevention  (PDF)
Guide for Preventing School Violence (PDF)