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Safe and Welcoming Schools


Safe and Welcoming Schools faculty are available for consulting, professional development, and technical assistance in gauging bullying and overall climate in schools. Our services range from one-time events to year-round support. We will work with you to develop a customized plan to best meet your goals.

Recent training topics include:

  • Bullying in Schools: Recognizing, Stopping, and Preventing it
  • Families and Schools Working Together to Address Bullying
  • Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools: Insights from Research and Practice
  • 10 Steps to Enhance School Climate and Reduce Bullying in Schools
  • Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Teen Dating Violence: A Focus on Prevention
  • Prevention is the Best Medicine: Preventing Bullying Through School and Classroom Change
  • What Classroom Teachers Need to Know about Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools
  • Training topics can be tailored for different audiences, such as teachers, parents, counselors, and administrators.


  • G10Z Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602


  • 706-542-9172

Outreach, Engagement, and Service

Examples of Safe and Welcoming Schools initiatives include:

  • Coordination of an annual Safe and Welcoming Schools conference
  • Collaboration with schools and community members to prevent bullying and mistreatment and foster positive school climate, such as:
  • Providing continuing education to raise awareness of bullying and how to prevent it
  • Partnering in the adoption of evidence-based practices related to improving school climate
  • Providing technical assistance, such as support with measuring the extent of bullying in schools and the community

Examples of available services include assistance with:

  • Measuring school climate and bullying
  • Examining school policies and practices
  • Selecting bullying prevention curriculum and/or resources
  • Conducting bullying prevention activities
  • Demonstrating lessons in classrooms
  • Building positive family-school relationships
  • Facilitating faculty book studies or inquiry groups

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