Three bills were passed that will provide funding to schools for interoperability (SB18-158)*, security needs (SB18-269) and suicide training (SB18-272). Please see the one-pager by clicking the above title with the latest information. We will continue to update throughout the fall as the grant applications are released.
*A sample MOU for the SAFER Grant program can be found by clicking the title above.
This course, Sexting: What You Need to Know, is brought to you by the Colorado School Safety Resource Center, an office of the Colorado Department of Public Safety. It is in keeping with the Five Preparedness Missions of the Center: to prevent youth from engaging in high risk behavior; to mitigate the damage caused by that behavior; to protect victims, potential victims, and offending youth; and to properly respond and help the community recover.
E-Updates from the CSSRC contain the most current information about the Center's activities and resources, as well as other school safety efforts throughout the state of Colorado and relevant national resources.
In January 2018, a group of district and community mental health professionals spent an entire day reviewing the suicide protocols within their districts and making recommendations for any schools in addressing suicide.
Our colleague, Cheri Lovre from Crisis Management Institute, has a very thoughtful article that may help your families discuss the tragedy that occurred in Florida this week. Please download and share as you see fit.