School administrators

Resource: Newly-Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment: A TAG Talk

This new video discusses the importance of addressing substance use and addiction in adolescents and young adults and the most effective approaches to treating addiction, including opioid addiction.

Resource: Evidence-Based Treatments for Anxiety Disorders in Youth

This distance learning video explores the criteria for juvenile anxiety disorders, how they differ from adult anxiety disorders, the evidence-based treatments for juvenile anxiety disorders, and the differential diagnoses.

Resource: Parent Engagement

This webpage provides an overview of parent engagement in schools, a promising protective factor that has been linked to better student behavior, higher academic achievement, and enhanced social skills.

Resource: Combating the Opioid Crisis: Schools, Students, Families

This website describes the federal government’s approach to addressing the opioid crisis and shares what schools, students, and families can do to prevent opioid misuse.

Resource: Cybersecurity and Cyber Safety for Schools and Institutions of Higher Education Fact Sheets

These fact sheets explain how cyber incidents can affect schools, school districts, and institutions of higher education, and the steps they can take to respond.

Resource: 3Ts Toolkit for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water

This toolkit helps school officials responsible for the maintenance and/or safety of schools’ drinking water implement prevention programs for lead in drinking water.

Federal Resources for Helping Youth Cope after a School Shooting

To help youth cope with school shooting incidents, youth.gov has compiled a list of federal resources those who work with youth can use to address trauma and bolster resilience.

WALLS and the WALLS Mentoring Program

This link provides access to free resources related to mentoring. Resources include the book Walls, which provides a model for creating interactive discussions in a mentoring program, as well as guidebook for the implementation of the accompanying Walls mentoring program. Users can also access a brief document about how the book inspired the creation of the mentoring program.

Resource: Strategies for Addressing Asthma in Schools

This resource (PDF, 16 pages) provides information and tools for implementing asthma control programs in schools. Staff in state health departments and others interested in “asthma friendly schools” can use this resource to develop comprehensive asthma management programs for school settings.