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Campus Risk Management Resource List

The following Web sites are National Organizations concerning campus safety and risk management:

National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (NCHERM)
Specializes in advancing culture change strategies and problem-solving for the challenging wellness, compliance and liability issues colleges and universities face today.

Higher Education Center for Violence Prevention
Supports American institutions of higher education in developing and carrying out prevention policies and programs that will promote campus and community safety and help nurture students’ academic and social development.

American Psychological Association (APA)
Scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
United States Department of Health and Human Services agency.

National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
Publications and articles on college legal and policy issues.

National Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NASPA)
Association of student affairs professionals, focused on administration, policy and practice.

American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery.

National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA)
Provides support and professional development for behavioral intervention team members.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Mission is to promote understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery and cure.

The JED Foundation (Suicide Prevention)
The foundation works nationally to reduce the rate of suicide and the prevalence of emotional distress among college and university students. To achieve this end, the organization collaborates with the public and leaders in higher education, mental health, and research to produce and advance initiatives.

Security on Campus, Inc.
Dedicated to safe campuses for college and university students.

Other resources:

NACUA Notes. Tribbensee, N. E. & McDonald, S. J. (2007). FERPA and campus safety. National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).

Virginia Tech Report (2007). Appendix M: Red Flags, Warning Signs and Indicators.

Campus Crisis Management: A comprehensive guide to planning, prevention, response and recovery by Zdziarski, Dunkel and Rollo (2007).