section provides all the tools you need to properly introduce teachers, school
administrators, and other decision-makers to Risk Watch, and to fully demonstrate
how Risk Watch can (and does) build safer communities throughout North
Once you've successfully implemented Risk Watch in your community,
this section will continue to serve as a resource for providing the latest Risk
Watch evaluations, updated contact information, and more!
All About Risk Watch
Before you can successfully bring Risk Watch to your community, you
first need to know what the program is all about. If you're new to Risk Watch
and want to learn more about the program, check out "About
Risk Watch", and visit our FAQ Section. You'll
find a wealth of information about the comprehensive injury prevention curriculum,
including how it was developed and by whom, what it works to achieve, and how
it can make a life-saving difference for kids and their families.
Risk Watch: A Leader's Guide
Here is a detailed guide for introducing Risk Watch to your community
and getting the program implemented in school classrooms.
Rolling Out Risk Watch
Knowing you want to implement Risk Watch in your community is one thing.
Actually taking the steps to make it happen is quite another. "Rolling Out Risk
Watch" provides a clear, solid strategy for effectively bringing Risk Watch
to your area, including action items for coalition development, fundraising, gaining
school/teacher buy-in, and more.
Rolling Out Risk Watch in PDF format.
Cs to Success
NFPA has identified several fundamental qualities that appear to correlate
with long-term success in implementing public education programs, which are provided
in Cs to Success.
Checking Your Champion Vital Signs
Introducing Risk Watch to your community is no small task, but maintaining
the program and expanding its reach presents its own set of challenges. "Check
Your Champion Vital Signs" provides a series of questions you must ask yourself
and your coalition to make sure the program is being effectively monitored and
Checking Your Champion Vital Signs in PDF
Risk Watch Funding Guide
If you're considering writing a grant proposal for your Risk Watch
project, but don't know where to begin, NFPA has a fill-in-the-blank funding
guide that can help. It includes a letter of inquiry, a cover letter, and
an executive summary.