Key Studies and Resources

Furlong, M. J., Greif, J., Whipple, A., Bates, M.P., & Jimenez, T. (2005). The development of the California School Climate and Safety Survey—Short form. Psychology in the Schools, 42, 137–149.  doi:10.1002/pits.20053

Greif Green, J., Furlong, M. J., Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., & Espinoza, E.  (2011).  Assessing school victimization in the U.S., Guatemala, and Israel: Cross-cultural psychometric analysis of the School Victimization Scale. Victims and Offenders, 6, 290–305. doi:10.1080/15564886.2011.581883

Mayer, M., J. & Furlong, M. J. (2010).  How safe are our schools? Educational Researcher, 39, 16-26.   

Sharkey, J. D., Dowdy, E., Twyford, J., & Furlong, M. J.  (2012). An overview of measurement issues in school violence and school safety research.  In S. R. Jimerson, A. B. Nickerson, M. J. Mayer, & M. J. Furlong (Eds.), The handbook of school violence and school safety: International research and practice. New York, NY: Routledge. 

Rebelez, J., & Furlong, M. J. (2013). Psychometric support for an abbreviated version of the California School Climate and Safety Survey.  International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 1, 154–165.  doi:10.1080/21683603.2013.819306