Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $364,384)
Coeur d’Alene School District 271 (CDA 271) respectfully requests $364,384.28 in BJA STOP School Violence FY22 funds to deliver evidence-based anti-violence training programs to its staff, administrators, and students in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The district serves 10,708 K-12 students across 17 school sites (eleven elementary schools and six secondary schools). Training programs will include Trust-Based Relational Interventions; Making Sense of Your Worth; Sources of Strength; Crisis Reality Training; and the Salem-Keizer Cascade Model of behavioral threat assessment.
This program will result in the implementation of training and identification of age-appropriate resources that can be used to help students who are struggling with mental health crises. The programming will also deliver training in the areas of social-emotional learning, suicide prevention, bullying prevention, violence prevention, and emergency preparedness. The program’s objective is to increase school safety using evidence-based solutions to prevent violence against schools, staff, and students and ensure a positive school climate.