School safety resources highlighted in legis. comm.
School safety resources were highlighted in a recent legislative committee meeting.
S.D. Department of Public Safety Secretary Craig Price discussed the School Safety Resource Center in front of the Senate Judiciary committee on last week (1/13).
Sec. Price noted the School Safety Resource Center presented “opportunities we could take the lead from the state’s perspective” in “improving school safety.”
He added the center will “do assessments on the safety” of the infrastructure and mechanisms related to school safety as well as “providing training for behavioral health analysis” of students to “get them the assistance that they need.”
“That’s been really successful,” Sec. Price told committee members. “It’s starting to get a lot of traction.”
School safety resource programs ASBSD has highlighted include:
- The Handle With Care (HWC) program, which promotes safe and supportive homes, schools and communities that protect children, and help traumatized children heal and thrive. Click here to learn more;
- The anonymous tip reporting platform, P3 Campus, which supplements student safety and mental health initiatives for schools, is the industry leader in anonymous tip reporting and tip management solutions for school safety initiative. Click here to learn more;
- State fund training through Navigate360, a national company focused on the physical, social, and emotional safety of staff and students across more than 35,000 schools and communities. Click here to learn more.
Check the ASBSD Blog for additional school safety programs.
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