Monday, February 21, 2011

Dr. Myrstol invited to attend youth safety conference

Dr. Brad Myrstol, Justice faculty, has been invited to attend the 2011 Youth Safety In-Service sponsored by Alaska State Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) in Anchorage on February 23 - 25. Dr. Myrstol has been involved in research on violence in schools and public perceptions of police in schools. He recently published an article in the Alaska Justice Forum on School Resource Officers (SROs).

The D.A.R.E. program is part of the Alaska Department of Public Safety, and is supported by D.A.R.E. Alaska, Inc., a 501(c)3. The Statewide Coordinator is located with the Alaska State Troopers.

The in-service features national and local speakers on topics including Guns, Gangs and Our Kids; Teen Dating Violence; Using Classroom Management Strategies that Create Positive Culture; Cyber Safety, Security & Ethics for Students; Safety and Security Assessments for Schools and Communities; The Drug Spice/K2.