OJJDP, in collaboration with the Police Foundation, will present a two-part webinar series on averting school violence. These webinars will address school violence prevention, response, and recovery.
On August 29, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, "Learning Lessons From the School Attack That Didn't Happen – The Police Foundation's Averted School Violence Database" will provide an overview of the database that the Police Foundation has developed and uses to share information on both averted and completed acts of school violence. Presenters will also discuss training in schools to identify behavior that can lead to violence.
On September 5, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, "Strategies for the Prevention, Response, and Recovery from Acts of Violence in Schools" will discuss ongoing efforts to prevent, respond to, and recover from school violence. Presenters will explore lessons learned, best practices, and the role of school resource officers in school violence prevention.