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Dr. Jasmin Whitfield, Director of School Health Services

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The state of school health: A conversation with Dr. Jasmin Whitfield

Dr. Jasmin Whitfield joined the Joffe team in July as our Director of School Health Services. Her 20 years of experience in health has prepared her...

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Joffe team aides in the St. Louis school shooting response

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What we learned in St. Louis: Supporting another local campus through the CVPA high school shooting

Our team was recently on the ground in St. Louis, MO when a former student opened fire at a local high school — Central Visual and Performing Arts...

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Joffe school security staff

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How to Evaluate Your School’s Security Provider

If your school has hired a contract company to provide campus security services, you likely asked yourself an important question when making your...

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Putting the pieces together: How “connection assessments” support students and strengthen safety

In the school safety world, we often talk about “risk assessments” and “threat assessments” as important tools to keep communities safe. To be sure,...

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Back-to-school safety

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Laying the Groundwork for a Safe Back-to-School Season

It’s August, which means back-to-school season has officially begun. Whether you’ve already welcomed students back onto campus, or you’re knee-deep...

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What to know about CDC’s new mask guidance

Last Friday, CDC issued new mask guidance that revises the criteria by which communities - including schools - should consider wearing masks. The...

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What will it take to come back stronger and safer in 2022?

The calendar year is coming to a close, but we are far from the end of the road when it comes to student behavior challenges. While the winter break...

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