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A special called meeting of the Bucks IU Board of School Directors will be held Thursday October 1, 2020 at 5:30pm.  The Bucks IU Board of School Directors will be considering approval of the award for the Lower Southampton Early Learning Center Parking Lot Project.  Per the Bucks IU Health and Safety plan in response to COVID-19, the meeting will be held virtually and is open to the public.   

To join this meeting please use the following information.  If you have not used Zoom before, you may need to follow the program instructions to download the application prior to being able to join the meeting.  You may also join the meeting via audio conference only using the Call-in number and Webinar ID below:

Zoom (online video and audio)
Passcode:  bucksiu

Audio only conference
Call-in: 301-715-8592
Webinar ID: 947 4569 7417

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Social-Emotional Wellness and School Safety Resources

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Listing of Bucks IU services for social emotional wellness and school safety

We are pleased to provide a variety of services in support of school/student safety and the positive social-emotional wellness of students.  Our professional staff of psychologists, counselors, analysts, therapists, educators, safety/security, communications, and other personnel are uniquely positioned to provide specialized support and assistance related to social-emotional wellness and school safety throughout Bucks County and beyond. 

Our services can best be grouped into 3 main categories: wellness, safety, and communications.  The services available are summarized in the services guide shown here and listed below. The document also includes a very useful 'Regulatory Reference Guide' to assist in identifying programs as they relate to regulatory statutes. You can also click here to visit our Safety and Security Services page

Available Supports for Schools and Communities

Act 44 (2018 Safety Preparation and Response Solutions)
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Alcohol, Tobacco/E-Cigarettes and Other Drugs (ATOD) Prevention
Attendance Improvement Matters (AIM) Truancy Program
Bleeding Control Kit Assessment-Installation-Training
Bucks County Safe and Drug Free Schools Advisory Council
Bucks County Schools Safety and Security (S3) Advisory Council
Bucks County Youth Suicide Task Force
Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines (CSTAG) Workshop
Crisis and Emergency Communications Support
Emergency Operation Planning (EOP)
Incident Management Support Team Services
Opioids Misuse and Prevention
Peer Leadership Program for Students
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
PREPaRE Team (Prevent-Reaffirm-Evaluate-Provide and Respond-Examine)
Prevention Programs for Parents
Prevention Related Professional Development
Safe2Say Something Emergency Tip Service
School Safety and Security Assessment (SSSA)
School Safety and Security Compliance Assessment
School Safety and Security Policy and Training Assessment
Suicide Prevention Program QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer)
Tabletop Exercise for Emergency Situations
Trauma-Informed Care Training
Vaping Awareness and Prevention Program
Violence and Bullying Prevention
Youth Gambling Prevention Programs
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

We're Here to Help You

Should you have any questions, or not see a specific topic/area of concern beyond what is listed above, please contact us.  We would be happy to work with you to provide details, explanations, or to develop a new support/assistance program with your team.