SAFE SCHOOLS: Preventing School Violence NYS Mandatory Training


Overview of the Concept of Violence

Statistics Related to School Violence

Reducing School Violence

Specifics of New York State SAVE Legislation




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The issue of violence in our society is complex and no one course will be able to arm the learner with the knowledge and skills to prevent violence in the schools. However, it is important for employees of New York State schools to understand that a comprehensive approach to safety and the prevention of violence exists and that laws, policies, procedures, educational interventions exist to help promote safety and to intervene effectively when violence does occur.

The learner is urged to identify and review the District Safety Plan as well as the Building Level Emergency Response Plan of the facility where you will spend the school day.

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