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Supporting Safe and Positive Colorado Schools

The mission of the Colorado School Safety Resource Center (CSSRC) is to assist educators, emergency responders, community organizations, school mental health professionals, parents and students to create safe, positive and successful school environments for Colorado students in all pre K-12 and higher education schools.

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What's New?

June 27, 2022
In 2019, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) was directed to provide Congress with a report on the state of school policing in the United States that examined the current role of police in schools and provided recommendations on how they can better serve the needs of students. To address this directive, NIJ engaged two consultants to conduct a comprehensive literature review and examination…
June 21, 2022
Fire & Evacuation and Lockdown drills are a vital component in preparing our students, teachers, and staff for potential emergencies. With the recent adoption of the 2021 edition of the International Fire Code (IFC), the Division of Fire Prevention and Control is developing this paper to clarify the requirements for school fire safety plans, fire evacuation plans, and lockdown plans for…
May 25, 2022
Following the Texas school shooting, here are some helpful mental health tips for schools.

Events & Training

Youth Suicide Prevention Symposium                                                                       

All CSSRC Virtual Trainings                                                              

Upcoming CSSRC Virtual Trainings

All CSSRC Virtual Trainings Date
Basics of Restorative  Mon. Aug. 22, 2022
Mandate Reporting Fri. Aug. 26, 2022
School Threat Assessment Basic Concepts Mon. Aug. 29, 2022
Other Upcoming CSSRC Virtual Trainings
Online Training Date
Addressing Suicide Prevention Way Upstream Fri. Sept. 9, 2022
Mental Health Tips After Traumatic News Events Mon. Sept. 12, 2022
Secondary Traumatic Stress Mon. Sept. 26, 2022
   

Request for CSSRC Training/Presentation

*** Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS) is committed to the full inclusion of all individuals. As part of this commitment, CSSRC will ensure reasonable accommodations are provided to enable all people to engage fully in our trainings, meetings and events. To request accommodations, please send an email directly to Isaac.Baah@state.co.us at least two weeks before the event. Please make sure also to let the Center know if you need any of the materials in an alternative format. Thank you! *** 

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CSSRC Online Search Document Library

CSSRC Online Search Document Library

In order to provide easier access to search for and find training, guidelines, articles, assessment tools, and other resources, the Center has created this Online Search Document Library repository.

E-updates

E-Updates

Looking for the latest information about upcoming training events, new resources, grant opportunities, and school safety announcements? Our monthly E-Update has them all. Be sure to Sign up to receive it by email. 

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Claire Davis School Safety Act

This Act imposes a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for schools if a school fails to exercise “reasonable care” to protect all students, faculty and staff from “reasonably foreseeable” acts of violence that occurs at school or a school-sponsored activity. Learn More about Claire Davis School Safety Act (C.R.S. 24-10-106.3) Resource Page

Child abuse hotline

Call 1-844-CO-4KIDS to report concerns of child abuse and neglect statewide. Learn More about CO-4-Kids

SAMSHA Bullying App

SAMSHA's Bullying App for Parents & Students

SAMHSA’s bullying prevention efforts include the KnowBullying app, a free smartphone tool that provides information and guidance on ways to prevent bullying and build resilience in children. The KnowBullying app can be downloaded unto either iOS® Devices or Android™ Devices.

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