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Weist, Mark D.; Stevens, Robert; Headley-Greenlaw, June; Miller, Elaine; Fletcher, Lee; Collier, Tristan; Arnau, Penny; Urbanski, Jan; Jenkins, June; Diana, David – Communique, 2018
This article reviews the development of the Southeastern School Behavioral Health Community (SSBHC), which began in 2013 to bring coherence to the school behavioral health (SBH) agenda in South Carolina and has since expanded to become a regional effort in the southeastern United States. The term SBH is used to convey community mental health…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Prevention, School Health Services
Browne, Charlyn Harper – ZERO TO THREE, 2014
The national Quality Improvement Center on early Childhood (QIC-eC) funded four research and demonstration projects that tested child maltreatment prevention approaches. The projects were guided by several key perspectives: the importance of increasing protective factors in addition to decreasing risk factors in child maltreatment prevention…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Educational Quality, Child Abuse
Bernard, Lisa J.; Rittle, Carrie; Roberts, Kathy – Communique, 2011
This article presents an account of how the Charleston County School District responded to an event by utilizing the PREPaRE model (Brock, et al., 2009). The acronym, PREPaRE, refers to a range of crisis response activities: P (prevent and prepare for psychological trauma), R (reaffirm physical health and perceptions of security and safety), E…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Crisis Intervention, Physical Health, Crisis Management
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Winter, Carl K.; Fraser, Angela M.; Gleason, Jeanne B.; Hovey, Susan K.; McCurdy, Sandra M.; Snider, O. Sue – Journal of Food Science Education, 2009
Musical parodies of contemporary songs with their lyrics altered to address current food safety issues were incorporated into a variety of food safety educational programs and the effectiveness of the music was evaluated by semiquantitative and qualitative measures. Audiences receiving the music-enriched curricula included school foodservice…
Descriptors: Food Service, Music, Singing, Safety
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Allen, Christopher T.; Wheeler, Joshua A. – About Campus, 2009
Violence prevention groups on college campuses, in schools, and in communities are increasingly aware that violence against women cannot end unless men take an active role in stopping it, and the failure of many men to take the issue of violence against women seriously cannot be overlooked. At the University of South Carolina (USC), collaboration…
Descriptors: Campuses, Violence, Females, Prevention
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Fay, Karen E.; Medway, Frederic J. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2006
Based on Parrot's work with college students, a six-activity acquaintance rape prevention program for first-year high school students living in a rural South Carolina community was implemented and evaluated. The program decreased students' acceptance of rape myths compared with non-participating students both on a scale developed by Burt and on…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Rape, Prevention, Dating (Social)
Harrington-Lueker, Donna – Executive Educator, 1991
When youth lack a value system, violence becomes an acceptable activity with no need for accountability. The traditional close-knit family that taught youngsters right from wrong and expected them to act accordingly has disappeared. Ameliorative school programs in South Carolina and Chicago are described. A sidebar describes Robert Coles's 1989…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence, Intervention, Moral Values