Tag: Families

School Safety Recommendations for Hard Corners (NH HSEM) [September 2019]

“Hard corners are areas in classrooms where students and teachers would not be visible from hallways, windows or door openings.” Hard corners “are areas located at an angle that would prevent anyone firing a gun through the classroom door from hitting anyone.” Learn more about Hard Corners by downloading the School Safety Recommendations for Hard …

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School Resource Officer Flier (NH HSEM) [September 2019]

School Resource Officers are proactive school-based law enforcement officers who rely on positive relationships between officers and students. These relationships build trust between SROs and the student body, reduces school safety issues, and promotes perceptions of safety. Learn more about what an SRO is and the role they play on this informational document provided by …

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Cyber Safety for Students (US DHS) [August 2019]

From US DHS: As summer break ends, many students will return to school with mobile devices, such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops. Although these devices can help students complete schoolwork and stay in touch with family and friends, there are risks associated with using them. However, there are simple steps that can help students …

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Recognize the Warning Signs for Suicide to Save Lives! (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

Sometimes it can be difficult to tell warning signs from “normal” behavior, especially in adolescents. Ask yourself, Is the behavior I am seeing very different for this particular person? Also, recognize that sometimes those who are depressed can appear angry, irritable, and/or hostile in addition to withdrawn and quiet. Learn more about warning signs by …

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May Activity Calendar for NH (NH DOE) [May 2019]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Click the link below for an interactive activity calendar for NH students, teachers, families & communities.

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Indicators of School Crime & Safety: 2018 (IES) [April 2019]

This report covers topics such as victimization, teacher injury, bullying and electronic bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions. Indicators of crime and safety are compared across different population subgroups and over time. Data on crimes …

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CloseUp: Preventing school shootings in NH (WMUR) [April 2019]

CloseUp: Preventing school shootings in NH April 21, 2019 MANCHESTER, N.H. — As the fight over control rages on at the State House, New Hampshire law enforcement officials work around that debate to improve school safety. Resources are available here: https://schoolsafetyresources.nh.gov/ https://www.wmur.com/article/closeup-preventing-school-shootings-in-nh/27218116

Violence Prevention in Schools (FBI) [March 2017)

Practical advice gathered from experienced school resource officers on how law enforcement, schools, and districts can work together to keep schools safe. Includes best practices on: • Choosing a school resource officer • Establishing parameters • Necessary training and resources • Working with school officials • Challenges • Legal matters • School climate • Reporting …

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School Bus Traffic Safety Facts (NHTSA) [May 2016]

A school-transportation-related crash is a crash that involves, either directly or indirectly, a school bus body vehicle or a non-school bus functioning as a school bus, transporting children to or from school or school-related activities. In this fact sheet school-age children are defined as children 18 and younger.

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Suicide Prevention Resources for Parents/Guardians/Families (SPRC) [July 2017]

This sheet lists a selection of websites and online information sheets that have suicide prevention resources for parents, guardians, and other family members. The resources provide guidance on talking with your child if you think he or she may be at risk for suicide and on coping with a suicide attempt or death. A few …

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