School Behavioral Threat Assessment Trainings
Virtual Sept 2021 - Aug 2022
Threat Assessment provides a proactive, evidence-based approach for identifying individuals who may pose a threat and providing interventions before a violent incident occurs. With the passage of Senate Bill 11, Texas public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools are mandated to establish a threat assessment team to serve at each campus, and each team is required to complete training provided by the TxSSC or a Regional Education Service Center.
SRP/SRM Train-The-Trainer Trainings
Sept 2021 - Dec 2021
The Texas School Safety Center, in collaboration with the I Love U Guys Foundation, is hosting a no cost Standard Response Protocol/Standard Reunification Method (SRP/SRM) Train-the-Trainer training. This is a 7-hour training, with the expected outcome that participants complete the training with the ability to perform the SRP classroom training, implement the program, train other trainers in their own district, school, department, or agency and handle advanced questions related to the SRP.
Digital Threat Assessment Trainings
Virtual In-Person Sept 2021 - Dec 2021
Digital Threat Assessment was developed to address the need to keep pace with the ever-evolving technology challenges that face our students currently. Successful Violence Threat Risk Assessment requires a have a solid understanding of all data needed to appropriately assess an individuals’ potential for violence. An overall assessment of risk cannot be determined without looking at social media and online activity. It is imperative to understand the tools and methods available to identify online threat related behavior.
Sandy Hook Promise - Start with Hello Trainings
Virtual Sept 2021 - Aug 2022
Start with Hello, one of Sandy Hook Promise’s no-cost Know the Signs programs, teaches students to be more socially inclusive and connected to each other. With activities and curricula available for all ages, students are empowered to end social isolation in three easy steps which include: see someone alone, reach out and help, and start with hello.
School-Based Law Enforcement Trainings
Virtual In-Person Sept 2021 - Aug 2022
The Texas School Safety Center offers a variety of no-cost TCOLE accredited school-based law enforcement trainings that will educate the SBLE officer and/or school personnel on effective strategies when working with school and community partners. Currently we are offering the following trainings: TCOLE #4064, TCOLE #41501 Introductory Training, TCOLE #41502 Intermediary Training and TCOLE #41504 Advanced Training.
Advanced Digital Threat Assessment Trainings
Sept 2021 - Dec 2021
Virtual Feb 2022 - July 2022
The Advanced Digital Threat Assessment Training will build and expand significantly on the skills gained in the Basic Digital Threat Assessment training. Participants will leave with a concrete understanding of how to find and curate relevant digital information as is typically represented in a real-life digital threat assessment data gathering scenario. Major engagement and hands-on practice will take place as participants are assembled into investigative teams and given mock real-life scenarios.
Advanced School Behavioral Threat Assessment Trainings
In-Person Sept 2021 - July 2022
The Advanced School Behavioral Threat Assessment Training leads participants through multiple tabletop exercises on different fact patterns, providing participants the opportunity to handle threat cases from start to finish, iron out their roles and responsibilities, and hone their procedures and decision-making, all with continuous trainer feedback. In addition to multiple tabletop exercises advanced training also includes common problems and solutions in implementing school threat assessment programs.
Regional Say What! Summits
In-Person March 2022 - May 2022
The regional Say What! Tobacco-Free Action Summits are one-day trainings designed to educate and empower youth and adult tobacco prevention advocates. Each participant gains tobacco prevention knowledge and policy advocacy skills for both the local and state level. Middle and high school students also engage in project planning that will be implemented in their respective schools or communities.
Texas School Safety Conference
In-Person June 19 – June 23, 2022
The Texas School Safety Conference will provide a unique and exceptional platform for educators, administrators, school-based law enforcement, and school safety professionals to collaborate and work together towards creating and fostering a safe and secure learning environment.
Texas Say What! Conference
In-Person July 26 - July 29, 2022
The Say What! Texas Tobacco-Free Conference is a youth-oriented event focused on tobacco prevention awareness, education, and advocacy. Youth groups who attend gain the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully carry out innovative strategies centered on tobacco prevention and youth leadership.