What's New at the Centre?

 The Party is Over
In partnership with Burnaby School District 41, Burnaby RCMP, and  the Centre for Public Safety and Criminial Justice Research, a full brochure specifically for youth will be available soon! A complimentary brochure for an adult audience is also in production.


The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child recognizes that "for the full and harmonious development of [a child's] personality", children require special care and assistance in keeping with their evolving capacities. An emerging aspect of education for the 21st Century is to ensure children are ready for Internet-based learning. This fact sheet provides 10 practical tips for supporting parents and other caregivers as they establish safe and caring Internet experiences for families. 

 What else is new?

PBIS School Team Training, January 21-22, 2013
The purpose of the training is to establish a framework for schools to develop and implement a school-wide approach to behaviour, social responsibility and academic achievement. Schools are encouraged to register by January 11, 2013. For more information, see brochure.  

PBIS Coaches Training, August 19-22, 2013 
This training is for school and district personnel in BC who will act as coaches for schools implementing PBS. For more information, click here.

Funding Opportunity - Crime Remediation Fund
Minister Shirley Bond recently announced that up to $1 million will be available to support local responses to violence and crime prevention throughout the province in 2012-13. The upcoming grant opportunities will support projects aimed at preventing youth involvement in crime, combating human trafficking and sexual exploitation, preventing family violence and violence against women, and community crime prevention. Application forms have been available since November 14. Click here for form.

Bullying Prevention Programs and Curriculum Tools for School Administrators, Educators, and Parents
Teen Screen Schools and Communities at Columbia University has provided a listing of bullying prevention programs and curriculum tools for implementation in school and community settings. This includes descriptive summaries, components, cost, and key information for each program. Click here to download this report.

Homophobia in Schools - Key Findings on the Experiences of LGBTQ Youth
GLSEN collected a representative national sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) youth in the United States. To read the results of this school climate research, click here

Do You Work With Parents?
Teachers and other professionals interact with parents on a regular basis. Whether your work involves discussing children's academics, addressing behavioural concerns, or motivating families to become more involved in the community, ParentFurther has a variety of resources. Click here to access their website.

Misdirections in Bullying Prevention and Response
In this six-minute video, Dr. Catherine Bradshaw, a national expert in bullying prevention, discusses approaches to avoid in bullying prevention and responses. Click here to view the video.



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