Website Resources

51A Mandated Reporting (Handling Child Abuse & Neglect)

Middlesex Children’s Advocacy Center:

Mandated Reporter Guide:

Massachusetts Department of Children and Families:

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children:

Crimes Against Children Research Center:

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:

National Children’s Advocacy Center:

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect:

Prevent Child Abuse America:

Recognizing, Preventing, and Reporting Child Abuse:

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Addiction and Rehab

Attendance & Truancy

Massachusetts Trial Court, Child Requiring Assistance (CRA) Handbook:

15 Effective Strategies for Improving Student Attendance and Truancy Prevention:

American Youth Policy Forum:

Dropout Prevention:

National Center for School Engagement:

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network:

Truancy Prevention:

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Bullying & Cyberbullying

MA Department of Elementary & Secondary Education Bullying Prevention & Intervention Resources:

Ad Council:

AlertFind Emergency Internet Safety for Kids:

Be Smart. Be Well.:

Bystander Revolution:

Children’s Safety Network:

Cyber bullying:

I Know Better… Do You?:

Girls Guide to End Bullying:

Pacer Center’s Teens Against Bullying:

Stop Cyberbullying:

The Bully Project:

What is Cyberbullying? An Overview for Students, Parents and Teachers

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Distracted & Impaired Driving

Diversity & Inclusion

OUT MetroWest:

The Annie E. Casey Foundation:

The Anti-Defamation League:

The Arc:

Facing History and Ourselves:

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network:

United Teen Equality Center:

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Family & Dating Relationships

BPHC Breaking-Up is Hard to do- Ten Tips for Supporting your Teen:

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education Updated Guidance for Schools and Districts on Addressing Teen Dating Violence (2013):

Massachusetts Domestic Violence Programs:

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence:

Ad Council:

American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence:

Break the Cycle:

Children’s Safety Network:

Emerge, batterers intervention program:

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project:

Jane Doe Inc.:

Love is Respect:

Men Can Stop Rape:

National Criminal Justice Reference System:

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN):


Start Strong / Futures Without Violence:

Teens Experiencing Abusive Relationships (TEAR):

Teen Relationships:

Teens, Technology and Romantic Relationships:

Teen Voices: Dating in a Digital Age:

Voices Against Violence:

Domestic Violence Guide:

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Home Safety

Internet Safety

Blogging Safety: 

Common Sense Media:

Computer Addiction Services:

Connect Safely:

Cool Tech Zone:
Cyber Security:

Cyber Safety:

Digital Citizenship:

Family Online Safety Institute:

FBI Safety Tips for Kids:

How to Keep your Children Safe:

Identify Theft:

I KeepSafe:

I Know Better… Do You?:


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:

National Crime Prevention Council:

NS Teens:

Online Safety:

PEW Research Center & Social Networking: 

Premier Choice Internet:

Project Safe Childhood:

Protect Yourself from Identity Crime:

Protecting Children's Privacy Online:

Social Media: A Gateway for Child Predators: 

Social Media:
Totally Money:

WiFi Security:

YouthSpark Online Safety:

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Juvenile Fire Setting

Juvenile Fire Setting Intervention:

Mandatory Report of Any School Fires:

Juvenile Fire Setting: A Research Overview:

SOS Fires Youth Intervention Programs:


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Juvenile Justice

Community Based Justice:

Juvenile Diversion Program:

Juvenile Justice and Rehabilitation in Massachusetts:

The Annie E. Casey Foundation:

The Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness & Equity:

Children’s Defense Fund:

Coalition for Juvenile Justice:

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention:

The Student Press Law Center:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

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Mental Health

Center for Mental Health in Schools:

Child and Adolescent Mental Health:

Child Trends Adolescent Health Highlight:

Families for Depression Awareness:

Mental Health Issues in Criminal Justice:

Mental Health Resources:

NAHIC The Mental Health of Adolescents: A National Profile, 2008:


Office of Adolescent Mental Health:

Screening for Mental Health, Inc.:

Student Guide:

Teen Mental Health:

Therapy Directory:



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When Science Meets Mindfulness: Researchers Study How it Seems to Change the Brain in Depressed Patients

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Positive Youth Development

Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development:

Child Welfare Information Gateway:

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning:

Family & Youth Services Bureau:

Foundations for Young Adult Success:

Girls, Inc.:

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports:

Search Institute: Developmental Relationships:

Social Development Research Group:

Social Influencers of Health and Education:

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Sexual Harassment

Social Host Liability

Campbell & Campbell:

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Social Host Liability:

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Spanish Language Resources

Substance Abuse

AdCare Hospital:

The 84 Movement:

Children’s Safety Network:

The Cool Spot (alcohol and peer pressure):

Drug Dangers

Drug-Free World Online Education:

Get Outraged (

The New Look of Nicotine Addiction:




Just Think Twice: 

Maryville University:

Smoking Among College Students:

Preventing E-Cigarette and Tobacco Use by Young People

Information for Tobacco and Nicotine Retailers and Manufacturers

National Institute on Drug Abuse:

NIDA for Teens:

Opoid Help:

Partnerships for Drug-Free Kids:

Phoenix House:


Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General, 2012:

Preventing Teen Prescription Misuse:

Public Health Addiction Resources:


Stop Addiction:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

The Truth:

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Children’s Safety Network:

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action:

SAMHSA Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools:

Suicide: Postvention Strategies for School Personnel:

Suicide Prevention Resource Center:

QPR Institute:

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Teenage Alcoholism

Teen Mental Health

Trauma & Emergency Management

Be Ready for Emergencies and Disasters:

MA Department of Elementary & Secondary Education Trauma Sensitive Schools:

Riverside Trauma Center:

Federal Emergency Management Agency:

The National Center for Victims of Crime:

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

The Effects Death, Traumas and Disasters Have on Mental Health:

Childhood Trauma

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Violence in Schools & Communities

Massachusetts Task Force Report on School Safety and Security:

Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development:

Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence:

Children’s Safety Network:

Combatting Violence… An Action Plan:

Department of Homeland Security:

Domestic Violence:

The Equity Project at Indiana University:

Guide to Talking to Children about Violence

Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior:

National Crime Prevention Council:

NCPC A Dozen Things Parents Can do to Stop School Violence:

NCPC A Dozen Things Students Can do to Stop School Violence:

NCPC School Safety and Security Toolkit:

Project Safe Neighborhood:

School Violence- Weapons, Crime & Bullying:

Teens Against Gang Violence:

Threat Assessment in Schools:

United  Teen Equality Center:

Youth Violence: A Report from the Surgeon General:

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