Safe School Planning

Original 1989 California School Safety Planning Guide download

Morrison, R., Furlong, M. J., & Clontz, D. (1989). Safe Schools: A Planning Guide for Action. Sacramento, CA: California State Department of Education and Office of the Attorney General. (State Department Resource Manual).

Please refer to the attached book chapter that provides a comprehensive overview of best practices in school safety planning

  • Furlong, M. J., Jones, C., Lilles, E., & Derzon, J (2010). Think Smart, Stay Safe: Aligning Elements within a Multi-level Approach to School Violence Prevention. In G. Stoner, M. Shinn, & H. Walker (Eds.). Interventions for academic and behavior problems III: Preventive and remedial approaches (pp. 313-336). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. 
  • Jimerson, S. R., Nickerson, A. B., Mayer, M. J., & Furlong, M. J. (2012). Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice (2nd Edition), New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Sharkey, J. D., Furlong, M. J., Dowdy, E., Felix, E. D., Grimm, L., & Ritchey. K. (2012). The United States Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative: Turning a National Initiative into Local Action. 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.

Other School Safety Resources

Journal of School Violence link

UCLA Center for Mental Health in the Schools link

National Association of School Psychologists PREPaRE school crisis prevention and intervention program link

Youth Violence Project, University of Virginia link