In this podcast interview series, presented by the National Center for School Safety, experts will discuss topics such as youth suicide prevention, anonymous reporting systems, and community engagement. Listeners will gain a broad understanding of the intersection of school safety strategies and firearm-related injury. Click here to learn more. Stay tuned for each episode’s release – dates below!

Episode 1

In this episode, Dr. Marc Zimmerman, co-director of the National Center for School Safety, joins us as we explore the issue of firearm-related injury and school violence by discussing contributing factors and providing some general context. Moreover, we look at the positive influences that can significantly reduce the probability of injury and violence among students.

Episode 2

In this episode, join Drs. Marc Zimmerman, Cynthia Ewell Foster, and April Zeoli as they discuss how firearm safety plays a part in school violence, youth suicide, and youth intimate partner violence.

Episode 3

In this episode, we discuss Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) and their impact on school safety. Dr. April Zeoli guides us through a detailed discussion of ERPOs, their role in preventing firearm-related injuries in schools, and how they intersect with school safety.

Episode 4 February 2024

Episode 5 March 2024