Safe, Secure and Effective Schools: Preventing Violence and Building a Positive School Culture and Climate

A Conference for Educators, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Providers, Social Workers, Intervention Teams, MTSS/PBIS Teams and Youth Serving Agencies

June 18 – 19, 2020 • Day One 8:00 to 3:30 • Day Two 8:00 to 12:30

The Annual Conference will focus on current school safety concerns and strategies. Participants will be provided with the latest information on adolescent risk behaviors and trends in bullying/cyberbullying, gang involvement, drug use, mental health concerns, violence on campus including what is known about active assailant attacks on school campuses. Participants will receive information on sound strategies to reduce negative behaviors, provide for effective and appropriate interventions and effective discipline. Building a positive school climate is part of the LCAP requirements, sound strategies to build a positive school culture and climate to reduce negative behaviors, increase school connectedness, attendance and reduce absenteeism and drop-out are needed at the district and site levels. 

Sessions will examine critical issues such as social media use and the link to depression, vaping, opioid and other drug use, human trafficking, suicide, averting the active assailant, effective tier I – school climate efforts, tier II interventions, tier III screening and interventions, mentoring programs to build connectedness. Each session will discuss the trends and strategies. The conference will have several sessions examining successful strategies including school interventions, mentoring, alternative education programs, building connections, youth leadership and more.

Training Outcomes:

Greater Understanding of Current Risk Trends and Appropriate Strategies

Increased Ability to Implement Efforts to Reduce School Discipline, Arrests and Recidivism

Cost: $189.00 per person to attend. Continental Breakfast and Lunch Included

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Location

Temecula Valley High School

31555 Rancho Vista Road

Temecula, CA 92592

Agenda:

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Topics:

  • Bullying, Cyberbullying and Relationship Aggression
  • Gangs: The Connection Between Cartels and Juveniles
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention
  • The Mind of a School Shooter: A Trauma Informed Approach
  • Depression
  • Opioids and Other Drugs
  • Social Media Trends
  • Mentoring as a Prevention and Intervention Strategy
  • Appropriate Discipline/Intervention: A Dean of Students Perspective
  • Running Effective Girl Circles programs to build a positive school culture
  • MTSS/PBIS: Effective Strategies for Site Implementation
  • More!

Featured Speakers:

  • John Halligan, Ryan’s Story
  • Clark Morrow, San Bernardino County Sheriff
  • Dr. Dianne Vargas, California State University Stanislaus
  • Alex Saldana, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
  • Sal Arias, Kern County Superintendent of Schools
  • Eric Acda, Metropolitan Water District
  • Ken Fitzgerald, Patterson Unified School District
  • Ashley South, Kern County Sheriff’s Office
  • Wayne Sakamoto, California School Resource Officers’ Association

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