Kris Bosworth


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Professor Kris Bosworth, Ph.D. | Protective Schools

The Protective Schools program was designed and prepared by Dr. Kris Bosworth in collaboration with Tucson LINKS, a Safe Schools/Healthy Students initiative, and the Smith Initiatives for Prevention and Education at the University of Arizona College of Education.

Everyday interactions and activities at school can make a tremendous differents in students' academic and social success. A school can be a powerful protective influence in the lives of its students, providing a positive environment that supports student academic and social growth. The Protective Schools Model identifies ten characteristics of schools shown to link prevention and resiliency factors with academic success.

The Protective Schools model was designed to help you enhance the protective nature of your school and target opportunities to strengthen your school. You are encouraged to use the Protective Schools as a basis to begin a conversation in your school and community about school improvement strategies.

To learn more about the Protective Schools program, please visit the Protective Schools homepage by following this link.