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Olweus Bullying Prevention: Strategies for Success

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National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

The Olweus Bullying Prevention program was designed to prevent bullying in elementary, middle, and junior high schools.

Moving Toward a Comprehensive System of Learning Supports: The Next Evolutionary Stage in School Improvement Policy and Practice

Center for Mental Health in Schools

This policy brief indicates that school improvement policies, planning, and practices have not been effective in dealing with factors leading to and maintaining students

Approaches to Dropout Prevention: Heeding Early Warning Signs with Appropriate Interventions

National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research

This report discusses effective ways in which school systems can focus their dropout prevention efforts.

In the Spotlight: School Safety

U.S. Department of Justice

This Web site provides links to examples of state and local initiatives that address school safety, publications on bullying and zero tolerance, as well as information on legislation, programs, tra

Using Technology to Address Barriers to Learning

Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA

This brief looks at the benefits of using technology for a range of areas such as systems to manage information, to aid intervention activities, and in on-site and distance learning.

Screening and Assessing Immigrant and Refugee Youth in School-Based Mental Health Programs

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

This paper provides an overview of screening, identification, and assessment tools and processes that can be used by practitioners and researchers who care for immigrant and refugee youth. We focus particularly on those tools useful in school-based settings.

National Association of School Nurses

National Association of School Nurses

This Web site offers educational campaign resources for parents, schools, and communities on topics like prescription drug abuse and provides toolkits on promoting non violence, environmental healt

Engaged for Success: Service-Learning as a Tool for High School Dropout Prevention

Civic Enterprises

This report presents original and secondary research that shows the ability of service-learning to address some of the principle causes of dropping out.

Science and Success: Sex Education and Other Programs that Work to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Advocates for Youth

This report identifies effective programs to help young people reduce their risk for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV.