National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention, Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative. . Cultural and linguistic competence (CLC) [toolkit]. Newton, MA: National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention,
Annotation: This toolkit provides information about the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative. The Safe Schools/Healthy Communities projects form collaborative efforts that involve educators, mental health professionals, juvenile justice professionals, and law enforcement agencies in creating safe learning environments that promote healthy child and adolescent development and prevent child and adolescent violence and drug use. The toolkit provides strategies for integrating cultural and linguistic competence into the initiative. The toolkit includes resources, publications, events and opportunities, a grantee locator, briefs, e-newsletters, fact sheets, and other tools. A document describing the initiative and a guide for engaging school administrators are also available.
Contact: National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention, Education Development Center, 43 Foundry Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453, Telephone: (877) 217-3595 Fax: (617) 969-5951 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.promoteprevent.org Available from the website.
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