If you would like to arrange one of the following workshops for your school or staff,
The Student Assistance Program
This workshop outlines the components of the district's "Not in my School" bullying prevention & intervention framework. Participants will learn how to create a school-wide gameplan for bully prevention as well as understand proper techniches for intervention. Staff training at school sites will only be conducted once students have been surveyed so we can share the results with everyone. Learn what your school can do to intervene effectively, reduce bullying, and develop a safe and supportive school climate. Presentations can be tailored to fit any schedule from 30 minutes in length up to three hours and is suitable for any k-12 staff.
This workshop will focus on strategies which can be deployed by school staff to minimize student discipline issues in the classroom and throughout the entire school. Classroom management practices, policy structure, and specific interventions will be discussed to assist educators in reducing off-task and anti-social behaviors, as well as increasing on-task and pro-social outcomes. The program is offered as a 30-minute to one-hour staff training session.
This training helps create a greater understanding to the question “Why didn’t we see it coming?”in the wake of violence in our Manatee County schools. This simple assessment tool will offer the characteristics checklist (including social, academic, violent, and weapons) of the early warning signsused to identify students who may be in need of further professional help. The imminent warning signsof violent student perpetrators will be identified, along with observation, assessment, and decision toolsto use in response. Building school and community-based partnerships and teams for assessment and action will be defined. Using early warning signs to shape intervention practices will be discussed. This training is designed for a minimum of one hour.
Download the assessment tool for the Identification of the Potentially Violent Student
*Note - Please attend the training session and/or read the accompanying forms thoroughly, prior to using this assessment tool.
This workshop is designed to alert teachers, administrators and paraprofessionals to the gang culture through education of gang language, writing and attire. Educators will learn to recognize specific behavior affiliated with gang activity, why kids join gangs, and what they can do to help eliminate the problem from our schools and community. This workshop is offered for 30 minutes only. Schools or department wishing a more in-depth training are asked to call either the Manatee County Sheriff's Office or the Bradenton Police Department gang unit respective to their location.
The Jason Foundation provides specialized training for educators, law-enforcement, youth leaders and others who work closely with young people. This program promotes awareness and prevention through detailed information and discussion. Information pertinent to the teacher-student relationship is explored as well as resources for the teacher to help a depressed or suicidal student. This staff development seminar is in an online CD ROM format that contains 8 separate chapters and runs for approximately 1.5 hours. Please click on the picture above and use the following username: jasonfoundation and password: jfi
Manatee County Safe Schools
PO Box 9069
Bradenton, Florida 34206
Phone (941) 708-8770 ext.2191