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Research shows that prevention efforts – by teachers, administrators, parents, community members, and even students – can reduce violence and improve the overall school environment.
A powerpoint presentation has been made that goes along with the lesson, which you may use instead of making all the handouts.
Have Students use Love is Not Abuse study guide during the lecture portion of the presentation.
This known effectiveness stands in contrast to commonly used prevention strategies, such as metal detectors and other security measures, for which there is insufficient data to determine their benefits and some evidence to suggest that they may negatively impact students’ perceptions of safety.
Public health offers knowledge and experience in preventing school violence that can significantly enhance approaches to end school violence.