Safe and Healthy Schools, Second Edition
Practical Prevention Strategies
Jeffrey R. Sprague, Hill M. Walker
Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this authoritative resource provides a complete toolkit for designing and implementing an evidence-based school safety plan. Foremost experts guide practitioners to understand and prevent violence, bullying, and peer harassment in grades K–12. Best practices are reviewed for creating a positive school climate and establishing effective security and crisis response procedures. The authors describe ways to identify and support behaviorally at-risk students across multiple tiers of intervention, beginning with universal screening. In a convenient large-size format, the book includes reproducible planning tools. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
New to This Edition
*Reflects over 15 years of research advances, new initiatives, and the growth of universal prevention models.
*Grounded in current positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) practices; also incorporates restorative discipline, social–emotional learning, and trauma-informed practices.
*State-of-the-art behavioral screening and threat assessment methods are integrated throughout.
*Discussions of timely topics, including cyberbullying, the role and limitations of policing in schools, and racial/ethnic disparities in discipline.
This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by Sandra M. Chafouleas.