NIJ Virtual Conference on School Safety

Bridging Research to Practice to Safeguard Our Schools

Resources

Supplemental Presentations and Material

PowerPoints

Freilich, J. D., Chermak, S. M., Connell, N. M., Klein, B., Greene-Colozzi, E. (n.d.) Understanding School Shootings in the U.S.A., 1990-2016. [PowerPoint Slides].

Morgan, R. E. (2018, November 15). Violent Crime in America: An Examination of Federal Statistics [PowerPoint Slides]. U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Morgan, R. E. (2016, February 9 & 10). School Safety Data Collections. [PowerPoint Slides]. U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Oudekerk, B. (2016, February 9 & 10). Trends in Indicators of School Safety, 1993-2014. [PowerPoint Slides]. U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Smokowski, P., Espel, E., Dmitrieva, J. (2021). Root Causes of School Violence: Context, Concerns, and Interventions. [PowerPoint Slides].

Turanovic, J. J., Pratt, T. C., Kulig, T. C., Cullen, F. T. (2021, February). Individual, Institutional, and Community Sources of School Violence: A Meta-analysis.

Articles/Reports

Moore, A. Shook-Sa, B. E., Lee, P., Oudekerk, B. (2020, April). “Evaluation of Appropriate Weighting Methodology for the School Crime Supplement in the Seven Largest States.” NCJ 251862. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/bjs/grants/251862.pdf

Polanin, J. R., Espelage, D. L., Grotpeter, J. K., Spinney, E., Ingram, K. M., Valido, A., El Sheikh, A., Torgal, C., & Robinson, L. (2020, December 3). A Meta-Analysis of Longitudinal Partial Correlations Between School Violence and Mental Health, School Performance, and Criminal or Delinquent Acts. Psychological Bulletin. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bul0000314

RTI International (2020). “Survey Reveals Increasing Availability and Utility of School Safety Tip Lines in U.S. Public Schools.” https://www.rti.org/news/survey-reveals-increasing-availability-and-utility-school-safety-tip-lines-us-public-schools

Video Resources

American Institutes for Research. (2020, April 15). Project overview: Research on lowering violence in communities and schools. [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RtsVj5QRLk&feature=youtu.be

National Institute of Justice. (2020, June 19). How prepared are schools? [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjoIoAkOrQc

National Institute of Justice. (2020, June 8). Do students and staff know what to do during a violent-emergency? [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRV9EcdJ7NQ

National Institute of Justice. (2020, June 19). Impact on school safety of collaboration between law enforcement & rural schools. [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikaBkL2xAIQ

National Institute of Justice. (2020, June 8). CSSI Research on the Impact of Emergency Preparedness on School Safety. [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TudDXsXw_9E&ab_channel=NationalInstituteofJustice

Journal Articles and Reports

Frederique, N. (2020). "What Do the Data Reveal About Violence in Schools?" NIJ Journal (282). Retrieved at nij.ojp.gov: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/what-do-data-reveal-about-violence-schools

National Institute of Justice. (2020, January). “A Comprehensive School Safety Framework: Report to the Committees on Appropriations.” Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. NCJ 255078. https://www.ojp.gov/pdffiles1/nij/255078.pdf

Brock, M., Kriger, N., Miró, R. (2018). “School Safety Policies and Programs Administered by the U.S. Federal Government: 1990–2016.” Washington, DC: Library of Congress. NCJ 251517. https://www.ojp.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/251517.pdf

Payne, A. A. (February 2018). “Creating and Sustaining a Positive and Communal School Climate: Contemporary Research, Present Obstacles, and Future Directions.” Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. NCJ 250209. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/250209.pdf

National Institute of Justice. (2018, May). “The Comprehensive Safety Initiative: FY 2017 Report to Congress.” Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. NCJ 254643. https://www.ojp.gov/pdffiles1/nij/254643.pdf

Carlton, M. P. (2017, July). “Summary of School Safety Statistics.” Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. NCJ 250610. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/250610.pdf

Carlton, M. P., Wyrick, P., Frederique, N., and Lopez, B. (2017, July). “States’ Roles in Keeping Schools Safe: Opportunities and Challenges for State School Safety Centers and Other Actors.” Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. NCJ 250608. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/250608.pdf

National Institute of Justice. (2015, July). “The Comprehensive Initiative: 2015 Report to Congress.” Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. NCJ 248381. https://www.ojp.gov/pdffiles1/nij/248381.pdf

National Institute of Justice. (2014, May). “Comprehensive School Safety Initiative Report.” Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice. NCJ 247757. https://www.ojp.gov/pdffiles1/nij/247757.pdf

Federal Government and Federal Government Sponsored Resources for Supporting School Safety

Department of Justice

CrimeSolutions.gov — School Safety: https://www.crimesolutions.gov/TopicDetails.aspx?ID=314

National Center for School Safety: https://www.nc2s.org/

Bureau of Justice Assistance, Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Program: https://bja.ojp.gov/program/stop-school-violence-program/overview 

Bureau of Justice Statistics — National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS): https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=dcdetail&iid=245

Bureau of Justice Statistics — NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool (NVAT): https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=nvat

Bureau of Justice Statistics — Publications & Products: Indicators of School Crime and Safety: https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbse&sid=8

National Institute of Justice — Comprehensive School Safety Initiative: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/nijs-comprehensive-school-safety-initiative

Office of Justice Programs  — National Criminal Justice Reference Service Virtual Library: https://www.ojp.gov/ncjrs/virtual-library?utm_content=default&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Department of Education

National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments: https://safesupportivelearning.ed.gov/scirp/about

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance Center: https://rems.ed.gov/

Institute of Education Sciences, What Works Clearinghouse —Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom: https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/practiceguide/4

National Center for Education Statistics — Crime & Safety Surveys (CSS): https://nces.ed.gov/programs/crime/surveys.asp

National Center for Education Statistics — School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS): https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ssocs/

Office of Elementary & Secondary Education: https://oese.ed.gov/offices/office-of-formula-grants/safe-supportive-schools/

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS):  https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/index.htm

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach:  https://store.samhsa.gov/product/SAMHSA-s-Concept-of-Trauma-and-Guidance-for-a-Trauma-Informed-Approach/SMA14-4884?referer=from_search_result

Administration for Children and Families —Resources Specific to Schools: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/trauma-toolkit/schools

Federal Government-Wide Resources

SchoolSafety.gov: https://www.schoolsafety.gov/

Stopbullying.gov: https://www.stopbullying.gov/

DeVos, B., Nielsen, K. M., Azar, A. M., & Whitaker, M. (2018). Final report of the Federal Commission on School Safety. Washington, DC: Federal Commission on School Safety. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED590823.pdf