Researchers from the University of South Carolina received Department of Justice (DOJ) funding to investigate school safety and mental health in the "Interconnecting PBIS and School Mental Health to Improve School Safety: A Randomized Trial" study.
The truth is, the roles of security workers have become more crucial to public safety than ever, and their voices need to be heard. We must take this time as an opportunity to drive change and improve the livelihood of our forgotten frontline workers.
Due to a large portion of calls coming into the Johns Hopkins University Officer of Campus Safety and Security being mental health related, the University has decided to pilot a new program to better equip its security team to handle and respond.
U.S. employers are expanding efforts to enhance their employees’ wellbeing as they map out a benefit strategy for operating in a post-pandemic environment. These initiatives come as less than three in 10 employers say their wellbeing (29%) and caregiving (27%) programs have been effective at supporting employees during the pandemic.
The Department of Justice announced awards from the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) totaling $2.6 million to four jurisdictions to disrupt and mitigate threats of violence. The funds support state and local prosecutors and investigators who seek expertise from mental health and threat assessment experts to identify these individuals and prevent violent acts.