Home Visiting for School-Based Educators: Planning for Safety

As we embark upon a new school year, for educators,  establishing partnerships with families should be one of this year’s top priorities. Whether your work is in schools or community settings, involving and engaging parents is a MUST. Simply because there is a school-wide parent liaison employed in the building, the total responsibility for parent […]

Home Visiting: Planning For Safety on the Inside[Part 3]

Home Visiting: What are your safety plans for once you have entered the home? Once you have arrived at a parent/family’s place of residence, you still must plan for your safety. Therefore your safety plan is not complete. Careful assessments of the home environment as well as the people and their relational dynamics must be […]

Student Safety: What Should Parents Expect From Schools?

Traumatic brain injuries? In gym class? How often does this happen? According to a study released by the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, more than 60,000 U.S. students are hurt each year during gym class. A physical education teacher is expected to supervise children engaged in a multitude of exercise movements and activities in a […]

School Shootings or School Shootouts: Our Only Choices?

  From the ridiculous to the sublime! First thought about having teachers carry weapons, guns, in our public schools, is that the imagery alone conjures up escalated numbers of school shootings, as though that is impossible once someone starts shooting innocent children and educators. School shootings are now becoming shootouts??? Scary thought! I know, I […]