Health, Safety, & Well-Being

Learning from the Field: Trauma-Informed Practices Q&A (Part Two)

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How can educators and early care providers best attend to children affected by trauma? In part two of our Q&A, WestEd’s Natalie Walrond shares more key takeaways from interviews with experts.Read More

How Successful School Improvement Plans Prioritize Culture and Climate

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In this archived webinar, participants learn how to implement policies and practices that improve school climate and engage all stakeholders. Read More

WestEd Wins New Federal Grant to Lead the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety

WestEd is recipient of a U.S. Department of Education grant to lead the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety.  The RAND Corporation, Council of Chief State School...Read More

WestEd's Anthony Petrosino Receives the 2018 Robert Boruch Award

Anthony Petrosino

WestEd’s Anthony Petrosino is the recipient of the prestigious Robert Boruch Award for Distinctive Contributions to Research that Informs Public Policy. This award, given by the Campbell...Read More

WestEd Will Lead Evaluation of Critical Training for Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program

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WestEd’s Justice & Prevention Research Center is recipient of a significant award from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to evaluate training...Read More

WestEd Researchers Examine Policy Responses to School Tragedies

Published Articles by WestEd

In a new article, WestEd’s Anthony Petrosino, Ashley Boal, and Augustus Mays examine policy responses to several school shootings, and suggest questions for educators and policymakers to consider...Read More

Learning From the Field: Trauma-Informed Practices

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How can educators and early care providers best attend to children affected by trauma? In this Q&A, WestEd’s Natalie Walrond shares key takeaways from interviews with experts. Read More

Five Misconceptions About School Shootings: New Research Brief

Five Misconceptions About School Shootings

What does research say about school shootings and their perpetrators? Do all shooters fit a specific profile? Learn about meaningful steps schools and communities can take to reduce the likelihood of...Read More

School Climate and Wellness Webinars

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Watch four webinars designed to help you plan and implement policies and practices that improve climate, engage students and staff, and support the needs of all members of the school community.Read More

Creating a More Positive, Connected School Climate

Learn about a student-led effort to break down barriers and implement restorative justice practices in Louisiana’s largest school district.Read More