Kentucky is the first state in the nation to test the
effectiveness of a bystander strategy to reduce sexual
violence, dating violence, sexual harassment and
stalking in a high school population. Violence can be
prevented. See the results of a successfully completed
CDC funded research study entitled: Green Dot Across the
Watch Video: Green Dot Across the Bluegrass
Watch Video: JEAN DONOHUE - THE GREEN DOT INTERVENTION - But, does it work?
Kimberling Youth Leadership in School
The Kentucky Center for School Safety and Kentucky School Boards Association would like to acknowledge youth who have taken an innovative leadership role in school safety. This award will reflect the mission of its namesake, the late Steve Kimberling, who was the catalyst of the Safe Schools Conference. The Youth Leadership in School Safety Award will be presented at the Safe Schools and Communities Conference, June 15-16 at the Marriott East in Louisville.
Click here to download Nomination Information
In collaboration with the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training
We are planning for 2015 and the dates
have been set. The next conference will take place June
15 – 17, 2015 at the Marriott in Louisville. One of the
keynotes for this event will be the former principal
from Columbine who has just recently started speaking
about their experiences. Please save the date!
Kentucky Association of
School Resource Officers 2014 Awards
The Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO) is pleased to announce their 2014 awards. Click Here to Read More
2013 School Resource Officer
The current SRO Annual Report was published in May, 2014. In the spring of 2013, researchers from the Kentucky Center for School Safety (KCSS) conducted a panel study examining the attributes of School Resource Officers throughout the state of Kentucky. Valuable information can be gleaned from within this 31 page report on current trends, practices and funding levels.
CONNECTIVITY FOCUS GROUP
This two-hour facilitated discussion focused on identifying factors that help and hinder positive teacher/student relationships. Nine teachers/counselors from six Central Kentucky school districts participated. The session ended with each participant sharing a personal “success” story of connecting with a student. Click here for more information
While bullying doesn’t cause suicide, a stressful environment and persistent, emotional victimization can increase a person’s risk of suicide. Together, we can create awareness about the dangers of bullying and give emotional support to those who may be contemplating suicide. If you or someone you know is in an emotional distress or suicidal crisis, please call the Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).