Preventing Problems by Promoting Positive Practices
This 60-minute, highly-interactive training course advances community policing by further enhancing positive police interactions with students and school personnel in school environments. Participants utilize the SARA problem-solving method of community policing to improve the elements of a positive school climate: school physical and learning environments, relationships, engagement, safety and discipline. Topics cover implicit biases, adolescent behavior, effective discipline, and much more.
COURSE RUN TIME: 1 HOUR
About This Course
School Resource Officers (SROs) are essential to achieve safer schools. SROs and school administrators need training to address the elements of a positive school climate: school physical and learning environments, relationships, engagement, safety and discipline.
Preventing Problems by Promoting Positive Practices (P5) is a highly interactive 60-minute, online course designed to provide participants with an innovative school climate model and school climate enhancement practices. The course covers the research-based and practice-informed strategies to…
- Manage implicit biases
- Respond to youth behavior
- Address the physical environment to target crime and wellness
- Implement fair and equitable discipline
- Restore relationships after conflict
- Solve school problems collaboratively
- Promote positive youth development
- Use the multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) framework
- Create a safer school using community policing
The P5 course is designed as a professional development course for school-based law enforcements officers (school resource officers, school police officers, school safety directors, and school security officers) and their education counterparts. The course creates a “shared language” of concepts to improve communication, role clarity and realign expectations.