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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

Primary Audience

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. 

Xero Associates Inc.

Xero Associates Inc. is a small, woman-owned business focused on improving the health, safety and welfare of all people.