Category Archive: Prevention and Intervention

School Nurses: Critical to Safety, Yet An Endangered Species

Posted by on October 8, 2010

Facing increased need and a “patchwork” funding system, school nurses are critical to school safety and emergency preparedness. But are they an endangered species? We know children cannot learn at their maximum capabilities if they are pre-occupied with their physical health, mental health, and personal safety concerns.  Add to this the number of kids on […]

3 Simple Tips for Parents on Keeping Your Kids Safe

Posted by on October 3, 2010

   Parents:    Talk with, not at, your kids. Give them, not your smart phone, your full attention. Work to live, don’t live to work.   Build a relationship with your kids today! Ken Trump Visit School Security Blog at:

School Safety Interview: Dr. Steve Sroka on School Violence Prevention – Part 2

Posted by on February 12, 2010

Yesterday’s interview with Dr. Steve Sroka (School Violence Prevention -Part One) focused on putting a human face on school safety.  Part Two of the interview continues below as Dr. Sroka shares his insights on taking a balanced and comprehensive approach to school safety. In the above interview, Dr. Sroka talks about: School safety programs must be balanced […]

School Safety Interview: Dr. Steve Sroka on School Violence Prevention – Part One

Posted by on February 11, 2010

Our first school safety video interview is with Dr. Steve Sroka, an international expert on school violence prevention and intervention, drug prevention, HIV, and teen sex issues. Dr. Sroka talks about a number of key concepts on school safety and violence prevention: Putting a human face on school safety Keeping school safety on the front […]

School Safety Experts Can Learn from Obama and Republican Get-Together

Posted by on January 29, 2010

President Obama and representatives of the House Republican conference met earlier today where a spirited 90-minute exchange occurred after a year of bitter, intense political sniping between their two parties.  Although intense, the exchanges appeared to be sincere, genuine, and at least somewhat productive.  At a minimum, it was generally more civil than the daily shots we see fired in soundbite […]