School Safety: A Preventative Approach

This session will be a panel discussion about best practices regarding school safety through a preventative lens. Attendees will learn how a relationship-based approach with a focus on universal prevention and early intervention services are key to a safe and supportive school environment. Practical policy proposals that can be implemented immediately and evidence-based practices that address students' mental health and well-being will be discussed.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Amanda Fitzgerald

American School Counselor Association

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Warman Hall

Aztec High School

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Akil Hamm

Baltimore City Public Schools

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Kelly Vaillancourt Strobach

National Association of School Psychologists