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.

CSSRC Training/Presentation Request Form  CSSRC Online Search Document Library

Colorado Interagency Working Group on School Safety

What's New?

May 24, 2023
The U.S. Surgeon General's Advisory has released this public statement that "calls attention to the growing concerns about the effects of social media on youth mental health." Read the U.S. Surgeon General's Advisory's full public statement.
May 23, 2023
View this new article from TechCrunch+ on ChatGPT.  "It’s able to write essays, code and more given short text prompts, hyper-charging productivity" and can be very useful for good or negative activities.   Since AI is never going away, it's best to stay aware and up to date on what is available and being utilized.
April 18, 2023
On April 13, 2023, Vice.com released an article about computer generated AI voice swatting calls.

Events & Training


All CSSRC Virtual Trainings                                                                                                                   

Upcoming CSSRC Trainings

All CSSRC Trainings Date
Institutions of Higher Education Symposium June 1, 2023
NASRO Basic SRO Training Thornton, CO July 17 - 21, 2023
NASRO Basic SRO Training Grand Junction, CO  August 7 - 11, 2023


Other Upcoming CSSRC Virtual Trainings

Online Training Date

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 CDPS_School_Safety_Center@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.



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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.


Safe to Tell Helpline
Safe to Tell Colorado - Make a Call. Make a Difference. Submit an anonymous report. 877-542-7233
Learn more at Safe2tell.org

Colorado Crisis Services Number
Colorado Crisis Services - Supporting a Stronger State of Mind. 844-493-8255 or text TALK to 38255
Learn more at Coloradocrisisservices.org

Disaster Distress Helpline

Disaster Distress Helpline - Phone: 800-985-5990 - Text: "TalkWithUs" to 66746 - Web: disasterdistress.samhsa.gov
SAMHSA's Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused related disasters.

Colorado for Kids Hotline
We all play a role in preventing child abuse and neglect. You dial the number. We'll make the call. 877-CO-4-Kids
Learn more at CO4Kids.org
Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 877-CO-4-Kids - Available 24 hours a day, every day. Don't hesitate to call and get help. Anyone witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation should call 911 immediately.

Human Trafficking Helpline
Colorado's Human Trafficking Hotline. Report tips. Request referrals. Get help. Call 866-455-5075 or Text 720-999-9724.
Your safety is the most important thing to us. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911 before calling the hotline. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, please call Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners at 844-493-8255 or text TALK to 38255
Learn more at Combathumantrafficking.org/hotline

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