The following information provides the latest research, data, resources, and training opportunities available for schools in drug and violence prevention.
- 2013 Safe and Supportive Schools Conference:
Prevention – Intervention – Response
- The “Top 10 Things Schools Can Do” to make a safer school
- 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey and Data Widget
- Bullying Research
- School Safety & Prevention Training Opportunities
- Clearinghouses and Resources for Drug and Violence Prevention
1. Safe and Supportive Schools Conference: Prevention – Intervention – Response
December 4, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Black Canyon Conference Center
Keynote speaker: Kenneth S. Trump, MPA
National School Safety and Security Services
One Year After Sandy Hook: What Have We Learned?
Additional Workshop Sessions Include:
Emergency response planning
Managing parent and media communications
Incident Command System (ICS)
Bullying prevention/school climate
School-based threat assessment
Mental health in schools
3. Results from the 2011 Arizona Youth Risk Behavior Survey Arizona high school students were surveyed regarding violence, suicide, alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, sexual risks, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, body image, diet and physical activity. This survey is used to assess and monitor behaviors that place individuals at increased risk for premature morbidity and mortality.
2011 Arizona YRBS Data Widget The YRBS WIDGET is a unique tool that allows users to see, print, or email specified views of the 2009 YRBS results. Selected data can be analyzed by specified parameters, compared across states, or with national results.
- 2011 Arizona YRBS Trend Report
- 2011 Arizona YRBS Graphs
- 2011 Arizona YRBS Detail Tables
- 2011 Arizona YRBS Summary Tables
- 2011 Arizona YRBS Demographic Table
- Arizona and US Comparison Fact Sheet
4. Bullying Research
5. School Safety & Prevention Training Opportunities
6. Clearinghouses and Resources for Drug and Violence Prevention
The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education (AZFLSE) maintains a free lending library of over 2,500 law-related education materials including videos, software, books, curricula, and lesson plans. The collection also includes new and updated books and curricula on substance abuse and bullying prevention. Contact: AZFLSE – Lending Library 4201 N. 24th Street Suite 210 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Phone: (602) 340-7366 Fax: (602) 773-3105
New and updated drug and violence prevention materials including videos, books, and curricula are also available through the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office Contact: Pima County School Superintendent’s Office Pima County Regional Support Center 6420 E. Broadway Suite A100 Tucson, AZ 85713 http://www.pimaregionalsupport.org Phone: (520) 740-8213 Fax: (520) 745-5396 Email: email@example.com