Handouts

Handouts

Below you will find handouts on a variety of School Safety topics. Kentucky Center for School Safety has designed handouts to inform and train. These printable handouts are free of charge to all school safety stakeholders. Browse through the handouts below and feel free to use and share.

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Handouts

Myths of Bullying Handout

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS Mean Girls Bullying handoutTopics on this handout include: “Shattering the Myths of Bullying”, “You Can Help”, “Who’s the Bully… Not My Child!”, and “Why don’t kids ask for help?” (KCSS 2-Sided Flyer)

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What is Bullying? Handout

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS What Is handoutTopics on this handout include: “Characteristics of those who bully”, “Alarming Stats”, “Characteristics of Victims”, and “Long-Term Effects of Bullying” (KCSS 2-Sided Flyer)

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Student Bullying Handout

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS Students handoutTopics on this handout include: “What is Bullying?” “Are you bullying others?” “Students: What’s with those who bully?” “Tell it or Spell it,” “Watch Out Online!” and “Students: What you can do.” (KCSS 2-Sided Flyer)

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Parents’ Bullying Handout

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS Parents handoutTopics on this handout include: “What is Bullying?”, “Have they been guilty of bullying someone else?”, “Parents: How to talk about bullying”, “What’s up with all the bullying behavior?”, “5 Tips for parents to prevent bullying”, and “Parents: Watch OUT online!”  (KCSS 2-Sided Flyer)

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Bullying: Suggestions For Educators

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS Educators handoutEducate the school staff and students on the real definition of bullying. Be consistent when enforcing policies and codes of conduct (after these have been revised and work for your school).  (KCSS)

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Conflict vs. Bullying

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS Conflict v Bullying handoutWhen talking with your students use these handouts. Everyone needs to know the difference in conflict and bullying, and telling and tattling. Review these in classrooms and place on the wall to refer to every now and then.  (KCSS)

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Telling vs. Tattling

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS Telling v Tattling handoutWhen talking with your students use these handouts. Everyone needs to know the difference in conflict and bullying, and telling and tattling. Review these in classrooms and place on the wall to refer to every now and then.  (KCSS)

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Bullying Prevention Checklist

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS Prevention handoutJon Akers, Executive Director of KCSS, offers suggestions for principals to consider when establishing bullying/harassment standards within their respective schools. This is not an all-inclusive list…but it is a good start for principals to reflect and act accordingly. (KCSS) 

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KCSS Mean Girl Bullying Handout

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS Mean Girls handoutParent Tips Suggestions include: Involve girls in activities outside of school so they are exposed to different types of people, and, encourage relationships with adults and other children who appreciate them for who they are.

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Talk to Your Child About Bullying

SSI Bullying Website Image Pacers Talk Child Bullying handoutParents can prepare themselves to talk with their children by considering how they are going to handle their child’s questions and emotions. They can also decide what information they would like to give their child about bullying. (From PACER)

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Threats at School

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS Threats handoutThis handout addresses online “Threats at School.” Many students are not aware of the fact that all social media acquire and log “IP addresses” even Snapchat. Two-paged handout to help you explain how law enforcement can obtain anyone’s personal information from any of these apps. Then law enforcement can find the offending student and press charges. The student who creates, reposts or sends the fear-provoking material will suffer the consequences of this felony.

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“Kindness Counts” bookmarks

SSW 2020 Resource Image Kindness Counts BookmarksBookmarks are fun and they are a great way to encourage students with a theme. This Seuss inspired bookmark is for early elementary and rhymes. It promotes kindness and sharing. Everyday, let’s enjoy reading and show kindness, helping make our schools a great place to learn and grow.

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Cyber-Bullying: Suggestions for Educators

SSI Cyber Bullying Website Image KCSS Educators(KCSS) Educate your students, teachers, and other staff members about cyber-bullying, its dangers, and what to do if someone is cyber-bullied.

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Cyber-Bullying: Suggestions for Students

SSI Cyber Bullying Website Image KCSS Students(KCSS) What to do if you are Cyber-bullied, How to Prevent being Cyber-bullied, and How to Prevent being a Cyber-bully.

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Cyber-Bullying: Suggestions for Schools

SSI Cyber Bullying Website Image KCSS Schools(KCSS) Suggestions include: Updating Policies, Forming a Technology Abuse Committee, Professional Development, Teaching the Students, Informing the Parents, Monitoring Computer Usage and Evaluating Survey and Violation Data.

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Cyber-Bullying: Writing Prompts

SSI Cyber Bullying Website Image KCSS Writing Prompts(KCSS) (From the Ad Council-YouTube videos)

The Kitchen (video) Writing Prompt (handout)
Talent Show (video) Writing Prompt (handout)
Bulletin Board (video) Writing Prompt (handout)
Everyone Knows Your Name (video) Writing Prompt (handout)
General Writing Prompt (handout)

Cyber-Bullying: Suggestions for Parents

SSI Cyber Bullying Website Image KCSS Parents(KCSS) Cyber-bullying can range from rude comments to lies, impersonations, and threats, therefore your responses may depend on the nature and severity of the cyber-bullying. Here are some actions that you may want to take after-the-fact.

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Cyber-Bullying: Poster

SSI Cyber Bullying Website Image KCSS Poster(KCSS) Promotional Poster Encouraging Students to Surf Smart, Share Less, and Think First.

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SNAPCHAT HANDOUT

SSI Sexting Website Image KCSS SnapChat Handout(KCSS) That Little Ghost Can Haunt You! Be careful… It might seem fun. Easy for anyone to save your snaps and forward them on without you knowing.

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SEXTING HANDOUT

SSI Sexting Website Image KCSS Sexting Handout(KCSS) What is it… Sexting is the exchange of sexually suggestive messages or images between minors via cell phone. For example, a girl might take an “inappropriate” picture of herself and send it to her boyfriend. Includes five tips to staying safe.

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SELFIES AND SELF ESTEEM

SSI Sexting Website Image KCSS Selfies Handout(KCSS) Taking a picture of yourself and posting it has become a virtual phenomena. Celebs are doing it, athletes are doing it and the President is doing it!

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TERRORISTIC THREATENING

SSI Bullying Website Image KCSS School Threats

(KCSS) If someone threatens a school or school activity in any way that causes the school to have to evacuate (to keep students and teachers safe), that is called terroristic threatening.

  • It’s not a joke!
  • It’s not a prank!
  • It’s not for fun!
  • It’s against the law!
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KCSS FLIPCHART APP

RES KCSS Flipchart App Handout

(KCSS) Kentucky Center for School Safety provides this KCSS Flipchart, which includes emergency response procedures for K-12 schools.

School emergencies are unexpected, unpredictable and can take many forms. The Kentucky Center for School Safety offers this quick and easy reference guide (KCSS Flipchart) for immediate response and is not a complete school safety plan. This quick reference guide uses FEMA’s four categories of school related emergencies.

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UPDATED KCSS WEBSITE GUIDE TO EASY USE

KCSS Website Handout

(KCSS) How to use the “new” KCSS website handout includes: use of navigation, frequently visited pages, updates and announcements, news and social media, about KCSS and contact and additional pages.

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Handouts for Educators

Handouts for Internet Safety

Handouts for Parents

Handouts for Community Members

Handouts for Law Enforcement/Prosecution