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.

Amanda Fitzgerald

American School Counselor Association

Warman Hall

Aztec High School

Akil Hamm

Baltimore City Public Schools

Kelly Vaillancourt Strobach

National Association of School Psychologists