• Authorized Programs and Activities

     

    • Age appropriate and developmentally based violence and substance abuse prevention programs;

    • Professional development and training for school personnel, parents and community members in drug and violence prevention;
    • Expanded mental health services related to illegal drug use and violence;
    • Conflict resolution and peer mediation programs;
    • Alternative education programs;
    • Counseling, mentoring, referral services and other student assistance practices and programs; *
    • Activities that involve families and community prevention providers in setting clear expectations against violence and illegal use of drugs;
    • Emergency intervention services following traumatic crisis events; * Establishing or implementing a system for transferring suspension and expulsion records;
    • Developing and implementing character education programs;
    • Establishing and maintaining a school safety hotline;
    • Community service and service-learning projects; * Conducting a national background check for all employees;
    • Programs to train school personnel to identify warning signs of youth suicide;
    • Programs for students faced with domestic violence or child abuse; and
    • School security, including surveillance cameras and other technology, security personnel, and supporting safe zones of passage.