Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey (NRPFSS)
August 28, 2016
Wauneta-Palisade students in grades 8, 10, and 12 will be taking the Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey on September 14 during their regular Social Studies class. The NRPFSS is made up of multiple-choice questions. Topics covered include substance abuse, delinquent behavior, bullying, and risk and protective measures that predispose youth toward or protect them against problem behaviors (including substance abuse, delinquency, teen pregnancy, school dropout, and violence).
More information about the survey can be found at the following link: Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey
The NRPFSS has been approved by state and local school officials and has the support of many community health-related organizations. Student participation is encouraged and appreciated. The data collected is extremely useful in the development of programs related to improving the health of our youth. However, participation is voluntary and there are no consequences if a student does not participate. The Bureau of Sociological Research (BOSR) at the University.
If you would not like your child to participate in this survey, please return this completed form the school office or to Mrs. Johanson: Opt Out Form