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Find School Safety Resources provides resources, like guidance, training, and fact sheets, to help schools create and maintain a safe learning environment. 

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Mental Health
Homelessness Resources: Trauma

Department of Health and Human Services

This webpage provides information to help understand the linkages between trauma and homelessness, and the impact on ensuring quality care.

Mental Health
Trauma Treatment Interventions

Department of Health and Human Services

This webpage provides the general public with information on the National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s efforts to develop clinical treatments, mental health interventions, and other trauma-informed service approaches as a means of promoting the network’s mission of raising the standard of care for traumatized youth and families.

Child Exploitation
Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

Department of Justice

This toolkit is an online collection of resources for victim-serving organizations to assess the impact of vicarious trauma on counselors of victims. This toolkit provides an assessment that analyzes the current response to vicarious trauma and includes policies, best practices, research literature, links to websites, podcasts, and testimonials.

Training Program
Child Exploitation
CSSRC: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training

State Agency

This suite of trainings provides educators, school staff, and mental health professionals with educational programs on child sexual development, mandated reporting of child abuse, healthy relationships, cyber safety and digital citizenship, and sexual misconduct in schools.

Mental Health
Psychological First Aid for Schools (PFA-S) Field Operations Guide

Department of Health and Human Services, 2017

This resource provides guidance on responding to disaster, violence, or terrorism events using the Psychological First Aid intervention. It gives school administrators, educators, and staff practical assistance to meet immediate needs and concerns, reduce distress, and foster adaptive coping in the wake of a disaster.

Helping Youth Navigate Dangers in the Digital Age

Department of Justice, 2022

This webinar provides information on how to help youth mitigate what they see on the internet and build resiliency against extremist hate groups, as well as various tools and resources to help youth identify misinformation. It also covers how to empower caregivers to identify and report potential hate groups and hate crimes.

Targeted Violence
Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2021

Department of Education and Department of Justice, 2022

This report provides official estimates of school crime and safety from a variety of data sources, including national surveys of students, teachers, principals, and post-secondary institutions and presents data on different types of student victimization, measures of school conditions, and student perceptions about their personal safety at school. 

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