Social Work

Read: Spotlight on Higher Education/Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Thomas Leone

Spotlight on Higher Education/Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Thomas Leone

Check out some of this Director of the Year finalist’s top accomplishments, as well as a photo gallery of him and his department.

Read: How UC San Diego Quintupled Its Case Management Team to Meet Growing Student Needs

How UC San Diego Quintupled Its Case Management Team to Meet Growing Student Needs

UC San Diego’s Student Affairs Case Management Services, the winner of the Clery Center’s Campus Safety Impact Award, has grown exponentially in recent years. Here’s how.

Read: How Social Workers Can Drastically Improve Overall Community Safety

How Social Workers Can Drastically Improve Overall Community Safety

By educating the campus community and wider community, social workers can help promote better health, well-being, and safety for the student body.

Read: UM Baltimore Police Partner with School of Social Work to Support Greater Community

UM Baltimore Police Partner with School of Social Work to Support Greater Community

Two social work interns and a licensed clinical social worker joined UMBPD to provide case management for vulnerable populations.

Read: States Rolling Out ‘Stronger Connections’ Grants to Bolster School Safety

States Rolling Out ‘Stronger Connections’ Grants to Bolster School Safety

The Stronger Connections Grant programs will use nearly $1 billion in federal funds to bolster community safety and improve student outcomes.

Read: Arizona State Superintendent Directs Schools to Prioritize Police Over Counselors

Arizona State Superintendent Directs Schools to Prioritize Police Over Counselors

Arizona ranks last in the nation for counselor-to-student ratio with one counselor for every 651 students.

Read: Adapting School Suicide Prevention Programs for Students of Color

Adapting School Suicide Prevention Programs for Students of Color

Schools can improve their suicide prevention efforts by adopting the SOAR (Self-Awareness, Outreach, Adaptation, and Repair) framework.

Read: K-12 Director of the Year: Taking a Multi-Faceted Approach to School Security and Safety

K-12 Director of the Year: Taking a Multi-Faceted Approach to School Security and Safety

Steven Ellis developed Project Safety Net for the Corona-Norco Unified School District, leveraging partnerships, technology, training and innovation to bolster campus security.

Read: University of Illinois Police Add Social Workers for More Effective Response to Mental Health Crises

University of Illinois Police Add Social Workers for More Effective Response to Mental Health Crises

UIPD’s Response, Evaluation and Crisis Help (REACH) initiative pairs social workers with police officers when responding to mental health-related emergencies.

Read: Study Shows SROs Work to ‘Seal Off School-to-Prison Pipelines’

Study Shows SROs Work to ‘Seal Off School-to-Prison Pipelines’

“Responses of more than 1,700 SROs from all 50 states indicate that when encountering negative, potentially criminal student behaviors, respondents seek to avoid the justice system as their preferred option.”

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