Preventing School Violence

Last Updated: 12/7/2021 1:37 PM

 

Preventing School Violence - How to talk to your children 

School violence is once again in the media and of concern in school communities throughout the nation. Listed below are articles from the National Association of School Psychologists  and the American Psychological Association that can provide age appropriate strategies on how to address the topic with your child.   

Also listed are local authorities and mental health resources who are available to help 24 hours a day.   

 

Resources

National Association of School Psychologists

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-safety-and-crisis/school-violence-resources/talking-to-children-about-violence-tips-for-parents-and-teachers

 

American Psychological Association

https://www.apa.org/topics/gun-violence-crime/school-shooting

 

Local Mental Health Resources  

WVU Medicine    

Mon Health   

 

WV Safe Schools TIPLINE:

West Virginia Safe Schools  

1-866-SAFEWVA  (1-866-723-3982) 

https://wvde.state.wv.us/safeschools/       

 

State and Local Authorities

West Virginia State Police  304-285-3200

Morgantown City Police   304-284-7522