Briefs/Issue Papers

Issue Brief – AB 2246 Policies: Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention

AB 2246 – A bill that requires the adoption of suicide prevention, intervention and follow-up plans by local California school districts with students in grades 7-12. The bill requires local education agencies to develop their policies in conjunction with suicide prevention experts, school and community stakeholders, and school mental health professionals.

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Issue Brief_AB2246 CSROA


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Averting School Shootings

School shootings continue to occur with some frequency and impact families and whole communities. The California School Resource Officers’ Association has been conducting a series of trainings related to proactive and reactive steps to avert school shootings or to mitigate the damage. One of those trainings is Safeguarding Schools: Emergency Readiness in the 21st Century. This article summarizes part of that training by providing 12 Critical Steps for schools and is separated by 8 proactive and 4 reactive steps. While some of the strategies overlap between proactive and reactive the message should be that schools must implement both types of strategies simultaneously.