AASA: The School Superintendents Association, Alliance for Excellent Education, American Association of University Women, American Psychological Association, American School Counselor Association, Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, Council For Exceptional Children, Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality, National Education Association, National PTA. 2015. Safe, healthy, and ready to learn: Policy recommendations to ensure children thrive in supportive communities free from violence and trauma. San Francisco, CA: Futures Without Violence, 38 pp.
Annotation: This report for policymakers, a component of a national campaign to address childhood exposure to violence and trauma, explores policy solutions to help children, families, and communities health and thrive. Topics include investing early in parents and young children; helping schools promote positive school climates, be trauma sensitive, and raise achievement; training child-serving professionals about preventing and responding to youth violence and trauma; preventing violence and trauma; improving intra- and inter-governmental coordination and alignment; increasing the availability of trauma-informed services for children and families; and increasing public awareness and knowledge of childhood violence and trauma.
Contact: Futures Without Violence, 100 Montgomery Street, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129-1718, Telephone: (415) 678-5500 Fax: (415) 529-2930 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://futureswithoutviolence.org Available from the website.
Keywords: Child health, Child safety, Cost effectiveness, Evaluation, Learning, Model programs, Policy development, Public policy, Public private partnerships, Reform, Trauma, Violence prevention