There is much students can do to help create safe schools. Talk to your teachers, parents, and counselor to find out how you can get involved and do your part to make your school safe.
Review Date: March 18, 2013
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice
The tips can help parents, teachers, and other caring adults reduce the anxiety for children who are starting school.
Review Date: October 31, 2012
American Psychiatric Association
This fact sheet provides tips to help parents connect with their child’s school counselor for a successful school year.
Review Date: March 26, 2013
American School Counselor Association
Teenagers, like adults, may experience stress everyday and can benefit from learning stress management skills. Teens that develop a "relaxation response” and other stress management skills feel less helpless and have more choices when responding to stress.
Review Date: February 05, 2013
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Find tools for PTAs and parents to gauge potential safety risks and how to talk to their child to avoid these risks, and work with their schools to create a safe learning environment.
Review Date: February 25, 2013
PTA National Headquarters
If you suspect that someone has a weapon or is threatening someone else's life, the best thing to do is to speak up. Here are some tips for handling the situation.
Review Date: June 29, 2011
The Nemours Foundation
Knowing how to talk with your children about school safety issues can be critical in recognizing and preventing acts of violence, and will play an important role in easing fear and anxiety about their personal safety.
Review Date: May 08, 2012
Mental Health America