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Establishing multidisciplinary CARE Teams through GreenZone and ProText My School: aNTAC’s call for threat assessments as a proactive approach to school violence
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Establishing multidisciplinary CARE Teams through GreenZone and ProText My School: aNTAC’s call for threat assessments as a proactive approach to school violence

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) released an operational guide about preventing targeted school violence. Key among the findings shared in the “Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model” guide is the emphasis on the importance of schools creating a threat…

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National school safety expert speaks about GreenZone and ProText My School on NPR’s Closer Look with Rose Scott

“The school is the community, and the community is the school. We’ve got to stop separating them for safety purposes.” That was the message shared recently by Bobby Kipper, executive director for the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence, as a guest on NPR’s Closer Look with Rose Scott in Atlanta. Kipper was…

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NCPCV partners with technology company to improve school climate and enhance campus safety

Partnership will facilitate free ProText My School service to schools across the country   The National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence is excited to announce a new partnership that will help us continue to interrupt the process of violence, improve school climate, and enhance campus safety through programs, training, and technology across the…

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GreenZone Becoming A Safe Haven

With the introduction of the GreenZone Program, schools are experiencing an increase in self-reporting. This is counter to the powerful “No-Snitch Policy” that has perpetuated youth culture for years. Schools with GreenZone are reporting that students are quick to report that other students are “in the Yellow or Red Zone”, rather than reporting individual acts…

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Launching GreenZone™!

Here’s a cool way to check our GreenZone™ materials for elementary school students. We’re looking forward to hosting six GreenZone™ assemblies next week to introduce GreenZone in elementary, middle, and high schools in southeastern Virginia!   See more here.