The overall purposes of the Project are:
- To close the community’s gaps in services;
- To ensure effective change in and access to resources, policies, programs, and services;
- To implement an integrated, comprehensive community-wide plan designed to create safe, respectful, and drug-free school environments, and
- To promote pro-social skills and healthy childhood development in Albuquerque area youth.
Element One Goal:
Increase safety, security, and peaceful conduct at every APS school within a safe, respectful, and drug-free environment so that teachers and students can focus on learning.
Element Two Goal:
Reduce and prevent substance use and abuse among Albuquerque-area youth by coordinating strategies that address change at the individual, classroom, school, family, and community levels.
Element Three Goal:
Provide the behavioral, social, and emotional supports to foster positive relationships for youth, promote meaningful parental / caregiver / family and community involvement, and help Albuquerque-area youth succeed academically.
Element Four Goal:
All Albuquerque area students who need mental health services will receive timely and appropriate high-quality mental health services either at school or through community referral.
Element Five Goal:
Ensure that Albuquerque area children are ready for school and have the social, emotional and behavioral skills that are essential for future healthy interpersonal relationships, association with nonviolent peers, and academic success.
- Highlights 2011 - (Created: 04-23-12)
- Grant Performance Report - (Created: 09-13-11)
- About the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative - (Created: 05-15-10)
- Programs, Services and Curriculum - (Created: 05-15-10)
- Early Highlights 2009-2010 - (Created: 05-15-10)
- Safe Schools/Healthy Students Backgrounder—National Initiative - (Created: 05-15-10)