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Creating a Culture of Dialogue: Four Practical Steps for Better Communication and Safer Schools

Creating a Culture of Dialogue: Four Practical Steps for Better Communication and Safer Schools

Challenges such as bullying and sexual harassment continue to impact safety on school campuses — yet overall, students do not feel comfortable reporting the incidents. Students fear reprisals from their peers, or are embarrassed to talk to counselors about problems like self-harm or depression.

This paper outlines four actionable steps for creating a dialogue between students and adults about school safety and personal issues, and includes guidance for funding supportive programs in your school.

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