Current Behavioural Trends & Digital Updates

Social media and digital behaviors are constantly changing. Our monthly, “Current Behavioral Trends & Digital Updates” are designed to keep threat assessment teams informed on the most recent trends & digital updates.

These new sessions will complement SST’s Digital Threat Assessment (DTA) training and may be helpful continuing education for individuals who have previously completed DTA training. for SST’s Current Behavioral Trends and Digital Updates has been developed out of a need to continue to keep school threat assessment teams informed so that they are able to adapt to the everchanging digital landscape.

10 session subscription: $279 USD

Recordings will be made available to subscribers for 30-days following each session date.

2021 Session Schedule:
May 27, 2021
June 24, 2021
September 30, 2021
October 28, 2021
November 23, 2021
December 14, 2021

2022 Session Schedule:
January 27, 2022
February 24, 2022
March 31, 2022
April 28, 2022
May 26, 2022
June 23, 2022

Trauma Informed Return to School

This session is intended for staff and community partners who support school safety and critical incident/trauma-related matters including:

  • Principals, Vice Principals and individuals who support school safety, culture and climate
  • Educators and school administrators according to school/district needs
  • Community partners who support threat risk assessment and violence prevention
    (e.g. RCMP, municipal police, child protection social worker, child and youth mental health worker)

Topics Include:

  • What is trauma and how it impacts youth.
  • Understand what kind of trauma youth may have been exposed to while physical distancing.
  • Students already on our ‘radar’ pre-pandemic – what are we doing to support them?
  • Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) and the students return to class.
  • The importance of staying connected with High-Risk and Vulnerable Youth.
  • Changes in baseline behaviour currently seen by Safer Schools Together regarding High-Risk and Vulnerable Youth.
  • Providing links to various resources.
  • A question log to address any issues that need further explanation.

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For Individuals

For Groups of 35 or more

Parenting in a Pandemic

As schools prepare for the return to physical spaces, it’s important to take the mental health of our children in mind. Fear and anxiety surrounding COVID-19 can lead our students to have different emotional responses and mental health concerns. This session will give you an understanding of what your child may be feeling as they return to school, and how to respond as a parent.

Topics covered include:

  • What is trauma, and how this impacts youth?
  • Understand what kind of trauma youth may have been exposed to while physical distancing.
  • Students already on our ‘radar’ pre-pandemic – what are we doing to support them?
  • Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) and the students return to class.
  • The importance of staying connected with High-Risk and Vulnerable Youth.
  • Changes in baseline behaviour currently seen by Safer Schools Together regarding High-Risk and Vulnerable Youth.
  • Providing links to various resources.
  • A question log to address any issues that need further explanation.

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The Rapid Rise of Vaping its Harmful Impact on Our Youth

In Collaboration with Odd Squad Productions

Odd Squad Productions is a charitable organization comprised of serving and retired police officers and volunteers. It is recognized as an international leader in the field of drug and gang education for youth.

This presentation focuses on the rapidly growing trend of vaping in teens. We cover:

  • What vaping is and how it is being marketed to youth, and the appeal of vaping
  • The motivation behind companies marketing to youth, and the consequences, including an unprecedented resurgence of nicotine use and the rise of nicotine addiction among teens.
  • The known harmful effects of nicotine use, nicotine addiction, and vaping, and the lack of any long-term studies of potential lasting effects will be reviewed
  • What we can do about the rapid rise of vaping among youth, including direct advice for parents on how to talk to their kids about vaping
  • Learning Outcomes:

    • A greater understanding of vaping and its inherent danger (nicotine and other substances)
    • How E-Cigarette companies market their products to kids
    • A greater understanding of the harm caused by E-Cigarette use
    • An insight into why kids vape
    • How to stop or avoid vaping
    • How parents and teachers can talk to young adults about the danger of vaping

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If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.