Violence prevention and school climate are the focus of two upcoming webinars.
On February 18, 2014, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host the Public Health Grand Rounds Webcast “Preventing Youth Violence.” Presenters will examine youth violence as a public health issue and highlight evidence-based approaches and partnerships to address it. OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee will discuss the importance of promoting violence prevention in communities, share strategies and resources to achieve impact, and provide examples of how communities can augment their violence-prevention efforts. More information is available the CDC website.
On February 27, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 ET, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice will host the next Supportive School Discipline Webinar Series event. This webinar will provide an in-depth review of the Guiding Principle #1, Climate and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Education issued Guiding Principles: A Resource Guide for Improving School Climate and Discipline. This engaging and interactive webinar will also provide concrete examples of how it can be implemented. More information is available at the Safe Supportive Learning website.