Best School Climates to prevent School Shootings

In a climate where students and teachers interact with topics around school violence, students feel empowered to be mediators with their friends and understand how to speak about their thoughts and feelings. The best way to achieve this climate is ensuring:

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Confidence

Students feel safe talking to each other and to staff.

2


Trust

There is mutual trust and respect among students and school staff.

3


Openness

There is ongoing dialogue and relationships with family and community members that interact with the school.

4


Training

There is adequate support, training and resources for school staff