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Becker, Jody; Carr, Barbara L.; Knapp, Gillian R.; Giraldo, Luis Gustavo – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
In the spring of 2017, the "Harvard Educational Review" ("HER") published the first part of a symposium on the intersection of incarceration and education. That collection of articles offers scholarly perspectives on the purpose, challenges, and potential of education in carceral settings, as well as the origins and…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Parent Participation, Technology Uses in Education, Juvenile Justice
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Stuber, Jennifer; Quinnett, Paul – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2013
During its 2012 legislative session, Washington State passed ESHB 2366, otherwise known as the Matt Adler Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management Act of 2012. ESHB 2366 is a significant legislative achievement as it is the first law in the country to require certain health professionals to obtain continuing education in the assessment,…
Descriptors: Suicide, Primary Health Care, Health Personnel, Prevention
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Duran, Bonnie; Magarati, Maya; Parker, Myra; Egashira, Leo; Kipp, Billie Jo – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2013
This article describes the activities of the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute (IWRI) at the University of Washington, Washington State, in collaborating with tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to examine alcohol, drug, and mental health issues among Native students. The authors provide first steps for the development of culturally…
Descriptors: Tribally Controlled Education, Wellness, Health Promotion, Substance Abuse
Holladay, Jennifer – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2011
The word "cyberbullying" didn't even exist a decade ago, yet the problem is pervasive today. Simply put, cyberbullying is the repeated use of technology to harass, humiliate, or threaten. When people take to the keyboard or cell phone and craft messages of hate or malice about a specific person, cyberbullying is emerging. And unlike…
Descriptors: Discipline, Computers, Handheld Devices, Middle Schools
Holladay, Jennifer – Teaching Tolerance, 2010
Cyberbullying is the repeated use of technology to harass, humiliate, or threaten. Unlike most types of traditional bullying, it comes with a wide audience. Anywhere from one-third to one-half of youths have been targeted by cyberbullies, and those experiences produce damaging consequences--everything from a decline in academic performance to…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Safety, Empathy, Teaching Methods
Communique, 2010
In honor of National School Psychology Week, the NASP Government and Professional Relations (GPR) and Communications committees and NASP staff joined forces on a campaign to help elected officials on Capitol Hill learn about the positive contributions of school psychologists and how their services impact student mental health and learning. This…
Descriptors: International Schools, School Psychologists, Academic Achievement, School Psychology
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Brown, Eric C.; Graham, John W.; Hawkins, J. David; Arthur, Michael W.; Baldwin, Megan M.; Oesterle, Sabrina; Briney, John S.; Catalano, Richard F.; Abbott, Robert D. – Evaluation Review, 2009
Communities That Care (CTC) is a prevention system designed to reduce adolescent substance use and delinquency through the selection of effective preventive interventions tailored to a community's specific profile of risk and protection. A community-randomized trial of CTC, the Community Youth Development Study, is currently being conducted in 24…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Cohort Analysis, Community Characteristics, Prevention
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Health Education & Behavior, 2007
This article is included in the Practice Notes section of this journal, which is intended to keep readers informed about health education practice around the country. It is an attempt to spread the word about exemplary strategies, initiatives, and programs and share successes in overcoming obstacles or challenges. In this article, two programs are…
Descriptors: Health Education, Public Health, Infant Mortality, Program Effectiveness
Spicer, Rebecca S.; Young, Xan J.; Sheppard, Monique A.; Olson, Lenora M.; Miller, Ted R. – American Journal of Health Education, 2003
Academic achievement and high test scores are not the only indicators of a successful school. A good school is also a safe school. Unfortunately, every year in the United States, approximately 3.7 million students suffer an injury at school severe enough to require medical attention or to limit activity. Most of the injuries are preventable. Data…
Descriptors: Prevention, Injuries, Child Health, Accident Prevention
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Burke, Ethelda; Herbert, Don – NASSP Bulletin, 1996
Describes a Tacoma (Washington) high school's efforts to adopt a zero-tolerance policy toward fighting. An aggressive communication campaign was used to familiarize parents and students with the new policy. Numbers of violent incidents decreased during the past three years. Two parents who formally challenged the school's expulsion policy lost in…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Expulsion, High Schools, Prevention
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Fields, Gary M. – Educational Leadership, 1988
Describes a successful K-12 alcohol/drug prevention program in Burlington, Washington, involving strong superintendent leadership and a close school-community partnership. The program boasts a mission to develop an alcohol- and drug-free environment, long-range planning, reliance on local data, a strong adult influence, appropriate funding, and…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Drug Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership Responsibility
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Guilmet, George M.; Whited, David L.; Dorpat, Norm; Pijanowski, Cherlyn – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 1998
Describes the urban context and multitribal demographics of the Puyallup Reservation (Washington), and the history of Chief Leschi Schools (pre-K-12)--a multicampus provider of educational and social services to Native youth living on or near the reservation. Discusses problems of substance abuse and violence; community-, family-, school-, and…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, Elementary Secondary Education, Prevention
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Mooney, Kevin C.; Eggleston, Mary – Journal of Rural Community Psychology, 1986
Describes program of a southeastern Washington rural community mental health center to promote preventative interventions in five rural elementary and high schools and to improve coordination between county social service agencies and rural schools. Discusses implementation, acceptance, continuation, and evaluation of the program. (LFL)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Cooperation, Coordination, Elementary Secondary Education