School Safety and Mentoring Guides
Strategies for Creating a Safe Learning Environment for Children
The Hamilton Fish Institute on School
and Community Violence at the
The publications provided here are based on previous work done by the Hamilton Fish Institute and the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. These resources have all been updated with the latest research by leading experts in the fields of school safety and youth mentoring. They provide practitioners with state-of-the-art strategies and concepts for improving school safety and climate for providing valuable adult mentors for students who could use some extra support and encouragement.
Creating Safer Schools and Communities
This series offers five newly revised guidebooks for key components of creating safe, positive schools. They feature a combination of fresh research, best practices, and planning tools to help educators and administrators make effective decisions and create successful programming. Download each title in pdf format below.
Providing Quality Youth Mentoring in Schools and Communities
This series provides school staff and youth development professionals with a comprehensive set of tools to plan and implement a safe and supportive youth mentoring program. These resources are based on the latest research into mentoring best practices and will improve both program design and the mentoring relationships formed between adult volunteers and young people in need. Download each title in pdf format below.
The Hamilton Fish Institute and the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory hope that these resources assist your school or youth-serving organization in creating a safe, positive learning environment for the children you serve.