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Pandemic, Health and Mental Health Related Resources
Addressing Barriers to Learn
Newsletter articles on Bullying, Mental Health in Schools, etc. from the School Mental Health Project-UCLA, Center for Mental Health in Schools.
American Red Cross: Masters of Disaster
This disaster preparedness curriculum from the American Red Cross teaches children how to prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters and other emergencies.
Cable in the Classroom
Fosters the use of cable content and technology to expand and enhance learning for children and youth nationwide.
Components of Comprehensive School and School District Emergency Management Plans
The U.S. Department of Education (ED's) Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, in collaboration with ED's Emergency Response and Crisis Management (ERCM) Technical Assistance Center, is pleased to announce the release of this new Helpful Hints publication.
Crisis Communication Guide and Tool Kits
From the National Education Association.
Division of Mental Health Services - Disaster & Terrorism Branch
Resources and trainings from the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services.
FBI Internet Safety Tips
Tips for students on home and school computers from the FBI.
FERPA Guidance on Emergency Management
The U.S. Department of Education announces new guidance to improve emergency preparedness in schools. The new brochure offer guidance on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
Healthy School Facility Environments
This web site was developed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and contains useful information and links for New Jersey school staff, school nurses, administrators, parents, students, architects, engineers and contractors. It is a gateway to resources to help address environmental health issues in schools such as indoor air quality, mold contamination, hazardous substances, and construction dust and noise. It features links to the resources of six New Jersey state agencies, federal agencies, and many advocacy groups.
National Alliance for Safe Schools
This not-for-profit organization offers a variety of services, including training, school security assessments, and technical assistance.
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
Created in 1997 by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities (NCEF) provides information on planning, designing, funding, building, improving, and maintaining safe, healthy, high performance schools.
National Emergency Training Center- Virtual Campus
Online Incident Command System (ICS) and Multi- Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools training from the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Online and offline internet safety activities for K-12th grade students.
New Jersey Department of Education Social Norms Project
The Social Norms Project was created in partnership with the Center for Addiction Studies at Rowan University. Further information and to apply to be considered for the Social Norms Project for the 2008-2009 school year can be found on this site.
New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
Office of Bias Crime and Community Relations
This site provides useful information on topics of cultural diversity, bias and prejudice, bias crime and bias-based bullying.
Plan & Prepare
For Schools and Day Cares from the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.
"Practical Information on Crisis Planning" A Guide for Schools and Communities from the U.S. Department of Education.
PREPaRE: School Crisis Preparedness, Prevention, and Intervention Training Curriculum
The PREPaRE curriculum has been developed by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) as part of NASP’s decade-long leadership in providing evidence-based resources and consultation related to school crisis prevention and response.
“Ready Classroom”, an online educational program
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Ad Council have joined with Discovery Education to offer “Ready Classroom”, which will provide elementary and middle school teachers with resources to integrate natural disaster preparedness information into their curriculum. The program is an extension of Ready Kids, a nationwide effort designed to encourage children and families to take action and prepare for emergencies. The site features grade-specific lesson plans (K-8), videos, games, puzzles and bulletin board recommendations.
Rutgers Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Project
This program was created in partnership with the NJ Department of Education. This site is designed to assist educators and community partners throughout NJ with guidance on effective drug, alcohol, and violence prevention programming.
Safe Schools Healthy Students A Comprehensive Approach to Youth Violence Prevention. The SS/HS Initiative is a unique Federal grant-making program designed to prevent violence and substance abuse among our Nation's youth, schools, and communities.
Safe Schools Manual
This is a manual of self-inspection checklists covering environmental, health and safety regulations for secondary occupational and career orientation programs in New Jersey public schools.
Stay Safe Online National Security Alliance
Information on Online Security including a toolkit with guidelines, lesson plans and safety tips. Educators can also request DVD’s for classroom instruction.
The Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center
Publications and resources dealing with key issues in school emergency management by The US Department of Education.
Traumatic Loss Coalition for Youth Program
A list of County Coordinators Traumatic Loss Coalition Coordinators.