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Student Safety Resources

The Kaufman Independent School District is dedicated to providing a safe and positive school climate and believes that all students have the right to learn in an environment free of harassment, bullying and violence.

The district continues to work with staff and community partners to prevent harassment and to foster supportive settings for all students, families and staff members.

We encourage you to explore the district's  website, which provides important information about KISD policies that address bullying, harassment and violence, as well as resources for parents, students and educators.

School Safety Certificate

 

 

Kaufman ISD Bullying Survey

This survey is for Kaufman ISD students.

Once you click on the link below, you will be required to sign-in using your Kaufman ISD Google account.

Click here to take the KISD Bullying Survey.

Procedures for Reporting

Procedures for Reporting

If you believe you are a victim of bullying, sexual harassment, or dating violence, report this information to a campus administrator or other adult immediately. All allegations are taken seriously and will be investigated immediately.

Use a student incident report form to report bullying, prohibited harassment, including sexual harassment and dating violence, so that school officials may investigate and take appropriate steps to increase your safety.

 Incident reports are available from any counselor or administrator.  Once completed, the principal or designee will handle all incident reports.  Parents/Students may alos use the links below to access an incident form and helpful information.

Resources for Students

Resources for Students

 

Bullying

Bullying Awareness Guidebook by Accredited Schools Online

Bullying is a serious subject, with short and long-term implications for both the victim and the bully. The guide below brings awareness to numerous types of bullying and who may be targeted, while also providing guidance to students, parents, educators and school professionals on how to prevent and stop this debilitating public aggression. Special attention is given to cyberbullying, an ever-growing issue for today’s generation.

PACER'S National Bullying Prevention Center

Join the movement! The End of Bullying Begins with Me: that’s the message during PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Month in October. It’s a time when communities can unite nationwide to raise awareness of bullying prevention through events, activities, outreach, and education. Resources from PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center make it easy to take action.

Rosalind Wiseman | Video

Rosalind Wiseman is an internationally recognized expert on children, teens, parenting, bullying, social justice, and ethical leadership. Wiseman’s website offers videos, articles and tips for dealing with and recognizing bullying.

Stop Bullying

This website is a federal government website managed by the US Department of Health and Human Services that provides information and resources for students on bullying and cyberbullying.

Teen Resources 

The Attorney General of Texas’s Office created a resource website about becoming a leader in your community and school as well as tips on issues student’s face throughout school.

What to Do

Tips on what to do if you become a victim of bullying.

 

Dating Violence

 Expect Respect - SafePlace

SafePlace's Expect Respect Program promotes healthy teen relationships and prevents dating abuse, sexual harassment and bullying.

 Love is Not Abuse

This site provides information and tools that men, women, children, teens and corporate executives can use to learn more about dating violence and find out how they can help end this epidemic.

 Love is Respect

A collaboration between Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline, this site is a resource to engage, educate and empower youth and young adults to prevent and end abusive relationships.

 1 is 2 Many!

Vice President Biden's campaign to stop violence against young women.

 That's Not Cool!

An interactive resource to help teens draw their digital line against hurtful and controlling behavior through cell phones and social networking.

 American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association offers resources for teens on bullying, emotional health, and psychological disorders.

 

Character Building

Random Acts of Kindness

The amazing effect of kindness.

 

 Internet Safety

A Thin Line

A Thin Line campaign was developed by MTV to empower youth to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in their life and amongst peers.

 FBI | Kids Safety

Safety tips for kids about using a computer both at home and at school.

 Netsmartz | Internet Safety

NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline.

 Tips from Cyber-Smart Kids

A list of tips for cyber smart kids by The Attorney General of Texas, Greg Abbott.

 Web Wise

Webwise Kids provides unique and effective resources to equip young people to safely use and enjoy the latest technologies. The programs prepare kids to be their own first lines of defense so they can confidently explore the best that the Internet has to offer.

 

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Wallet Cards - English and Spanish

NASP - Preventing Youth Suicide - Tips for Parents and Educators

NASP - Preventing Youth Suicide - Save a Friend, Tips for Teens

Suicide Prevention - How Can a Safety Plan Help?

The Role of School Mental Health Providers in Preventing Suicide

The Role of Teens in Preventing Suicide

The Role of Survivors in Preventing Suicide

The Role of Law Enforcement in Preventing Suicide

The Role of Co-workers in Preventing Suicide

The Role of High School Teachers in Preventing Suicide

The Role of Managers in Preventing Suicide in the Workplace

Suicide - Bullying Issue Brief

Suicide Data - A Fact Sheet

Resources for Parents

Resources for Parents

 

Bullying

Bullying Awareness Guidebook by Accredited Schools Online

Bullying is a serious subject, with short and long-term implications for both the victim and the bully. The guide below brings awareness to numerous types of bullying and who may be targeted, while also providing guidance to students, parents, educators and school professionals on how to prevent and stop this debilitating public aggression. Special attention is given to cyberbullying, an ever-growing issue for today’s generation.

Child Care | How to be a Plugged in Parent

Tips on how to make sure your child is not a target of bullying.

 Education.com | School Bullying

From kindergarten readiness through college prep, Education.com gives parents the information they need and the ideas they want to help their kids reach their full potential and make learning fun as well as resources for school bullying.

 Pacer.org | Bullying

A resource on bullying from the National Bullying Prevention Center with up to date news tips, videos, and definitions on bullying.

 Parent Teachers Association | How to Make Sure

A brochure from The National PTA Connect for Respect Initiative about how to make sure your child does not become a bully.

 Rosalind Wiseman | Video

Rosalind Wiseman is an internationally recognized expert on children, teens, parenting, bullying, social justice, and ethical leadership. Wiseman’s website offers videos, articles and tips for dealing with and recognizing bullying.

 Stop Bullying.org | Parents

This website is a federal government website managed by the US Department of Health and Human Services that provides information and resources for parents on bullying and cyberbullying.

 Teen Parenting | Social Development

A guide to learning the signs of bullying behavior in Tween years.

 

Cyberbullying/Internet Safety

Care.com | Supervise Your Child Online

Tips on how to supervise your child online.

Childcare | Cyberbullying Parent's Fear

Results from a survey of parents on cyberbulling.

Common Sense Media | Digital Harassment Tips

Definitions and advice on digital harassment.

Cyberbullying Resources

Information and resource center on cyberbullying.

Cybersafety

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott provides an outline for all parents and teachers on the risks our children face online, and take steps to help ensure their children’s safety on the internet.

 Internet Superheroes | Cyberbullying

A campaign to stop cyber bullying through education, prevention, and action.

 Netsmartz.org | Parents

Resources to help parents teach internet safety to their children.

Power to Learn | Parent Guide

A parent’s guide to cyberbullying.

 

General Parenting

Common Sense Media

 Education for kids, families and schools.

 Kidshealth.org

Articles about children’s health and development.

 

Hazing

Hazing Prevention

HazingPrevention.Org is a national organization that provides education, develop resources and build partnerships with others to empower people to prevent hazing in college and university student groups.

 

Resources for Educators

Resources for Educators

 

ADL.org

A list of anti-bias and multicultural books for children recommended by A World of Difference Institute.

ADL.org | Curriculm Connections

A list of anti-bias education lesson plans and resources for k-12 educators.

American Psychological Association | Love Doesn't Have to Hurt Teens

A guide that provides examples of abusive relationship, options for support and resources.

Bullying Awareness Guidebook by Accredited Schools Online

Bullying is a serious subject, with short and long-term implications for both the victim and the bully. The guide below brings awareness to numerous types of bullying and who may be targeted, while also providing guidance to students, parents, educators and school professionals on how to prevent and stop this debilitating public aggression. Special attention is given to cyberbullying, an ever-growing issue for today’s generation.

Bullying Prevention Prevention Institute | Helping Students

A guide for educators, by the Bullying Prevention Institute, on educating students about bullying prevention.

Expect Respect Program

Program that engages youth and adults in building healthy teen relationships and preventing dating and sexual violence.

Futures Without Violence | Coaching Boys into Men

Program that inspires men to teach boys the importance of respecting women and that violence never equals strength.

Possession Obsession

Article about dating violence.

Power to Learn | Cyberbullying

A teacher’s guide to helping to eliminate cyberbullying.

Real Robots of Robot High

Set within a faux reality TV show. The Real Robots of Robot High helps middle school students understand social systems and the dynamics that lead to health and not-so-healthy relationships.

Start Strong Initiative

Site provides information about building healthy relationships.

Stop Bullying.org | Prevention

Tips on preventing bullying at school.

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