Prevention Resources on the NASP Website
Behavior Problems: Bullies and Victims: Information for Parents
Provides a good overview of the warning signs of bullying and victimization, and presents limited information concerning prevention strategies.
NASP Handout, 2004
http://www.nasponline.org/resources/handouts/bullying template 09_04.pdf
Bullying: Facts for Schools and Parents
NASP Fact Sheet, 2003
Bullying Prevention and Intervention
Reprinted from Principal Leadership Magazine, 2003, Vol. 4, #1.
Children’s Mental Health
The ABC’s of Children’s Mental Health: Information for School Principals
Discusses protective factors in children’s mental health, as well as addressing mental health problems.
When It Hurts To Be a Teenager
Discusses the importance of depression and suicide prevention programs.
Reprinted from Principal Leadership Magazine, 2003, Vol. 4, #2.
Obesity Prevention in Children: Strategies for Parents and School Personnel
Discusses obesity prevention and provides strategies for parents and school personnel.
Communiqué, 2004, Vol. 33, #3
Reading Rockets: Toolkit for School Psychologists
Presents extensive tools for use by school psychologists in preventing reading problems.
WETA, Greater Washington Telecommunications Association, Inc., 2005
Promoting School Completion
Directed toward school principals, this article discusses why students drop out of school and presents ways to motivate students toward school completion.
Reprinted from Principal Leadership Magazine, 2004, Vol. 4, #5.
School Safety and School Crisis
Helping Children in the Event of a Tsunami: Information for Parents and Teachers
Discusses preparations for, and coping with the aftermath, of tsunamis and other natural disasters.
NASP Crisis Resource, 2005
NASP Crisis Resources
Contains dozens of links on a variety of topics from suicide and violence to natural disasters and terrorism. Includes links to materials in Spanish and five other languages.
A National Tragedy: Preventing Suicide in Troubled Children and Youth: Tips for Parents and Schools
Systemic Behavior Interventions
What Is Positive Behavioral Support?
Discusses how implementation of Positive Behavioral Support reduces disruptive behavior without the use of aversive interventions.
NASP Fact Sheet, 2001
Defusing Violent Behavior in Young Children: An Ounce of Prevention: Information for School Principals
Presents prevention and problem solving strategies for changing violent behavior.
NASP Handout, 2003
Identifying and Responding to Troubled Youth: Information for Educators
Summarizes risk factors, early identification, and strategies for preventing and responding to youth violence and suicide.
NASP Handout, March 2005
NASP Position Statement on School Violence
NEAT: Research Reviews: Violence Prevention
Provides summaries of various violence prevention programs