STOPit and CREC will provide 24/7 safety, mental health and crisis support to rural New Mexico school communities
Holmdel, New Jersey, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — STOPit Solutionsa pioneer in safety and wellbeing solutions that create safer and healthier places to learn, work and live, today announced its partnership with Center Region Educational Cooperative provide comprehensive safety and well-being solutions to New Mexico schools. Over 60,000 students will implement STOPit’s Anonymous Reporting Solution (ARS), Enhanced Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), and Safety and Wellbeing training program for students and staff.
“Student mental health cases and concerns are at an all-time high and mental health resources are in high demand. Students and staff are the eyes and ears of the district. If you can provide them with a safe space and confidential to share what they are seeing, hearing and feeling, they will feel empowered to help,” said Parkhill May, CEO of STOPit Solutions. “STOPit has a suite of technology services and curriculum, as well as a world-class crisis center that helps ease the burden on school administrators while providing much-needed resources to students and staff. When states like New Mexico invest in our solutions, it gives students and school staff the ability to quickly collect, disseminate and respond to information about an evolving and potentially dangerous event that can provide at-risk students with the help they need . »
“Here at CREC, we understand the unique challenges rural schools face. Our job is to bridge the gap between what our member districts need for their students and families and what they don’t have access to. due to logistical or scarcity factors. We achieve this by connecting our members with a variety of educational tools and resources such as STOPit Solutions,” said Maria Jaramillo, Director General of the Educational Cooperative of the Center Region. “STOPit Solutions will be able to provide students in our districts with additional resources to help with their mental health and safety issues.”
STOPit’s ARS includes technology and training for the entire school community to prevent, detect and contain risk. At-risk students are identified so they can get the help they need, and when a student is on the path to violence, intervention can save lives. Combined with SEL, STOPit’s safety and wellbeing program, schools can:
- To prevent: Foster personal growth, resilience and protection of themselves and others. Train students in social and emotional learning, instill a safety mindset, and provide knowledge of trauma-informed care.
- Detect: Train internal and external members of the school community to review and assess the level of risk an individual may pose to themselves or others, then develop a plan to protect the individual and possible targets.
- Contain: Save lives by leveraging an alert system that instantly notifies and requests staff and/or 911 assistance for any emergency or non-emergency issues. Enable faster responses, more effective actions, and better results when time is of the essence.
- Train: Work with students in SEL, safety, and trauma-informed care to foster personal growth, resilience, and protection of self and others.
K-12 schools are responsible for providing a safe learning environment that promotes the physical, social, and emotional well-being of all students, teachers, and staff. It is essential to be aware of and take the necessary steps to prevent and resolve the range of problems that can harm individuals, groups or the school community as a whole. STOPit enables a community to work together to support at-risk students and create a safe and healthy school environment.
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About the Central Region Educational Cooperative
The Center Region Educational Cooperative (CREC) is one of the ten regional educational cooperatives created in 1984 by the New Mexico Department of Education. The CREC is located at Albuquerque but provides support services to seven rural school districts and four state-supported programs and the families they serve. It achieves this goal by offering a variety of resources and services, including early childhood programs and coaching, related service delivery, universal design apps and coaching for learning, SEL materials, technology supportadministration aids, grant administration, etc.
About STOPit Solutions: STOPit Solutions is the leading provider of safety and well-being solutions that help protect the physical, social and emotional well-being of millions of students, employees and citizens around the world. United States and abroad. STOPit provides more than 7,000 schools, workplaces and communities with award-winning technology solutions that help intervene on safety and wellbeing issues, respond to and mitigate critical incidents and educate individuals about safety and personal well-being. As a result, STOPit has been able to save and change the lives of millions of people while creating safer and healthier places to learn, work and live. To visit stopitsolutions.com to learn more.
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