Enhancing School Safety Officers' Effectiveness
“Enhancing School Safety Officers' Effectiveness Through Online Professional and Job Embedded Coaching”
The University of Florida's (UF) Lastinger Center for Learning, in partnership with the UF Psychology Department, have been funded by the National Institute of Justice to advance the skills of School Resource Officers (SROs) currently working in the Miami-Dade Schools Police Department through an innovative, scalable, online and in-person professional development system. The goal will be realized through a 36-month pilot project allowing for the development, testing, and refinement of the system conducted in partnership with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools, and includes an evaluation component to assess for efficacy and scalability.
Behavioral - Professional Development Enhancement
Professional development for SROs enhanced by content concerning trauma-informed care, cultural competency, restorative justice, and social-emotional learning.
Enhancing School Safety Officers' Effectiveness Through Online Professional and Job Embedded Coaching