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Seven Steps to a Safer School In this section, we have endeavored to provide a procedural process to support any school's effort to provide a safe and effective learning environment. The "Seven Steps" articulated here have been drawn from the school violence literature and from the practical experiences of seasoned educators. We have addressed the following eleven essential questions about the process of implementing an effective, comprehensive school safety plan.
• How do I put together an effective team to oversee and manage this effort?
Contained in each of the STEPS are helpful “Quick Look” summaries of the important points,
links to useful forms and templates to guide the process, and links to other pertinent sections
of this web site.
This web site has been produced by The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment to provide research-based school violence prevention procedures for educators. The web site has been made possible with the generous support of the Robert and Renee Belfer Foundation and other supporters.
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