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Explore upcoming events such as webinars and conferences related to school safety.

Upcoming Events

Mental Health

School Mental Health Virtual Learning Series: Implementing Policies and Practices to Support LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools, Part 2

Department of Health and Human Services and Third Party
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This webinar discusses systemic and environmental variables that contribute to mental health disparities among LGBTQ+ youth and explores strategies to develop safe, welcoming, and LGBTQ+-affirming environments for youth. This event is part of a webinar series focused on advancing high quality, sustainable school mental health from a multi-tiered system of support, trauma-informed, and culturally responsive and equitable lens.
Threat Assessment and Reporting

Enhancing School Safety Using Behavioral Threat Assessment

Department of Homeland Security
Date: July 11, September 12, and November 20, 2024
In this virtual training event, NTAC researchers highlight the key findings and implications from their research on school violence prevention. In this training, you will learn about the background, thinking, and behavior of school attackers and how some schools discovered and stopped plots before violence occurred. This training will provide guidance on how schools may develop or improve existing violence prevention programs utilizing a behavioral threat assessment model.
Targeted Violence

Preventing Mass Attacks in Our Communities

Department of Homeland Security
Date: August 7, October 1, and December 18, 2024
In this virtual training event, NTAC researchers discuss important findings from our research on mass attacks perpetrated in public and semi-public spaces, including businesses, restaurants, bars, retail outlets, houses of worship, schools, open spaces, and more. This training will provide guidance on how communities may develop or improve existing violence prevention programs utilizing a behavioral threat assessment model.
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2024 National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security

Department of Homeland Security
Date: September 25 and 26, 2024
This virtual event brings together K-12 school leaders and practitioners to discuss and share actionable recommendations that enhance safe and supportive learning environments. It features panel discussions, sessions, and keynote speakers covering topics such as understanding and preventing youth violence, protecting K-12 networks, youth online safety, supporting student mental health, emergency planning and physical security, and restorative and intervention practices.
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