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2021 Safe Schools Conference | Keeping Our Children Safe: Strategies for Schools and Communities

December 7-8 | Virtual

This high quality conference will offer professional learning focused on school safety, bullying prevention, emergency and crisis response, and other relevant topics. Hear state and national experts present the latest research and trends in school safety, youth violence prevention, evidence-based program models, and more.

The conference is a professional learning opportunity for school administrators, student support personnel, teachers, school nurses, SAP team members, mental health professionals, school resource officers, local law enforcement, and other community partners.

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Third Thursday Online Learning Series

The 2021 Third Thursday webinar series, which will run January through June, will educate those new to the bullying prevention field and sharpen the skills of those who are experienced in this vital area. Webinars will cover essential topics including student safety and well-being skills, social-emotional wellness, cyberspace and more.

Third Thursday webinars are approved for Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Trainer recertification, Act 48 and NASW credits.

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Bullying and Suicide: What Educators Need to Know

In this recorded session, experts in bullying and crisis prevention/response address issues of adolescent suicide and bullying experiences. This webinar was hosted by the Center for Safe Schools with funding provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Highmark Foundation.

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Lifelines™ Intervention Helping Students At Risk for Suicide

Lifelines Intervention is a school based three-tiered intervention model to prevent suicide. The first tier involves early identification and assessment of at-risk students, the second tier includes referral to community resources for additional support services and the third tier enhances protective factors which increase resilience and provide defense against stressors.

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Bullying Prevention
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