Teaching our kids stranger safety is one of those vital, uncomfortable and fear-provoking subjects we must broach with our children.
Every now and then, we hear of a story that brings this parental must-do into the spotlight.
Recently, a 7-year-old girl in Georgia was almost abducted by a stranger as she browsed the toy aisle in a Walmart. Thankfully, she kicked and screamed until her would-be abductor dropped her and ran. The incident was caught on videotape.
In order to effectively address crime and create a safer working environment for employees, members of the public, and their property, the Sacramento City School Unified District is providing crime prevention information. The following documents and articles are being provided in printable formats.
Have you ever wondered if you’re a bully? Here’s a quick way to tell if you are or might be. Read each question and circle “Y” (for yes) or “N” (for no). When you’re through, give this handout to the teacher. Be honest! Your answers will be kept private. Circle One
Pressure bullying or unwitting bullying is where the stress of the moment causes behavior to deteriorate; the person becomes short-tempered, irritable and may shout or swear at others. Everybody does this from time to time, but when the pressure is removed, behavior returns to normal, the person recognizes the inappropriateness of his or her behavior, makes amends, and may apologize, and – crucially– learns from the experience so that next time the situation arises they are better able to deal with it.
The School Site Safety Committee training series is training designed to guide school site safety committees through discussion, planning, and evaluation of safety practices utilizing the school site Safety Plan as a blue print for effective violence prevention, emergency or crisis planning and effective response.