Selected Publications

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  • Forward in Dorn, M. (2014), Staying Alive: How to Act Fast and Survive Deadly Encounters, Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s.
  • Forward in Anderson, K & Daly, D. (2013), What You Need to Know About Background Screening, Community Oriented Policing Services, Community Oriented Policing Services and The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Kaufman, K., Nichols, L., Ciarlante, M. (2012), “Bringing Sustainable Prevention to Community-Based Organizations,” The Resource: The National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s Newsletter, spring-summer, pp. 20-21 & 34.
  • Kaufman, K., Nichols, L., Ciarlante, M. (2012), “Bringing Sustainable Prevention to Community-Based Organizations,” ATSA Forum, Volume XXIV, No. 1, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Beaverton, OR.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2011), “Emergency Management from a Child’s Perspective,” GEMA Newsletter, Atlanta, GA: Georgia Emergency Management Agency.
  • Subject Matter Advisor in Saul, J. & Audage, N. (2007), Preventing Child Sex Abuse within Youth Serving Organizations: Getting Started with Policies and Procedures, (Nichols, R. L., contributor), Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA.
  • Subject Matter Advisor in Department of Defense (2006), UFC 4-740-06: Unified Facilities Criteria: Youth Centers, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Defense.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2006). “CPTED Basics,” Campus Safety Journal.
  • Subject Matter Advisor in Patterson, J. (2004), Staff Screening Toolkit 3rd Edition, Washington, D.C.: Nonprofit Risk Management Center.
  • Subject Matter Advisor and Contributor in Oliver, B. (2004), Managing Facility Risks: 10 Steps to Safety, Washington, D.C.: Nonprofit Risk Management Center.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2001), “Fun Place, Safe Place, School Planning & Management,” pp.28-29, 32-33.

 

Publications for Boys & Girls Clubs of America:

  • Nichols, R. L. (2015), “From a United Movement to a Collaborative Network.” Child & Club Safety Newsletter, Issue 10.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2015), “Planning for Safety, Child & Club Safety Newsletter,” Issue 9.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2014), “Business Continuity Planning for Safety,” Child & Club Safety Newsletter, Issue 8.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2014), “Stand Up Against Bullying,” Child & Club Safety Newsletter, Issue 7.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2014), “Smart Steps to Security: Part 2,” Child & Club Safety Newsletter, Issue 6.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2014), “Smart Steps to Security: Part 1,” Child & Club Safety Newsletter, Issue 5.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2014), “Summer Safety: Part 2,” Child & Club Safety Newsletter, Issue 4.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2014), “Summer Safety: Part 1,” Child & Club Safety Newsletter, Issue 3.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2014), “What is Safety Leadership?” Child & Club Safety Newsletter, Issue 2.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2014), Keeping Kids Safe Starts at the Top, Connections, Winter, pp. 20-21.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2014), “Taking a Business Approach to Child Safety,” Child & Club Safety Newsletter, Issue 1.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2013), Recommendations for Preventing Gun Violence in Out-of-School Settings, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Note: Submitted by request of Office of the Vice President of the United States to the Task Force on Gun Violence.
  • Nichols R. L. (2013), Comments on EEOC Enforcement Guideline 915.002, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Note: Submitted by request of the United States Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission to the Attorney Advisor to the Office of the Staff Director, Public Affairs Unit, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2013), “Making Safe Places Safer,” Connections, Spring, pp. 20-21.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2013), “Staying Alert to Near Misses,” Connections, Summer, pp. 16-17.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America (2012), Standards for Organizational Effectiveness for Boys & Girls Club Organizations (Nichols, R. L., contributor).
  • Hodges, P. & Nichols, R. L. (2011), Protecting Our Kids: Onboarding Training for Staff & Volunteers, BGCA-Spillett Leadership University.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2011), “Managing Risk: The Cost of Blurred Boundaries,” Connections, Winter, pp. 26-27.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2011), “Managing Risk: Is Bullying Happening Right Under Your Nose?” Connections, Summer 2011, pp. 26-27
  • Cooper, P., Dolbee, D. & Nichols, R. L. (2010), Ensuring Public Trust: Training for Board & Leadership, BGCA-Spillett Leadership University.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2010), “Managing Risk: A Social Networking Program Proves Precarious,” Connections, Summer, pp. 28-29.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2010), Keep Safe: The Child Safety Desk Reference.
  • Nichols, R. L. & Reid, D. (2010), Kids in Control: Safety Awareness Activities.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2009), Managing Risk: An Abduction Averted, Connections, Winter, pp. 28-29.
  • Contributor in Moss, W. (ed.), (2009), Sports Smart: A Coaching Guide.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2008), A Deadly Chain of Events,” Managing Risk (series)
  • Nichols, R. L. (2008), “Reducing Risk from Outside Contractors,” Reducing Risk (series).
  • Nichols, R. L. (2007), “Seven New Developments in Child Safety,” Connections, Winter, pp. 20-21.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2007), “Second Chances,” Managing Risk (series).
  • Nichols, R. L. (2007), Standard Practices for Child Safety: The Boys & Girls Club Way.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2006), “Beyond Background Checks: A Screening Process That Works,” Connections, spring, pp. 22-23.
  • Nichols, R. L. (2006), “A Welcoming Front Door: Front Desk Basics,” Connections, Summer, pp. 22-23.
  • Fielden, N. & Nichols, R. L. (2006). Standard Practices for Hiring Staff and Selecting Volunteers of High Character: The Boys & Girls Club Way.
  • Carter, S., Fueredi, S., Nichols, R.L., Plaster-Carter, S. & The Media Kitchen. (2005). Safe Spaces: Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CD-ROM).
  • Nichols, R. L. & Somellian, R. (2004). “Vehicular Safety: Staying Ahead of the Curve,” Connections, Fall, pp. 16-17.
  • Cox, J., Evans, W., Nichols, R. L., Sanchez, F. & The Media Kitchen. (2003). Safe on All Sides: A 360 Approach to Risk Management (CD-ROM).
  • Nichols, R. L. (2002), “The Culture of Safety: How to Secure Your Club without Creating an Unfriendly Fortress,” Connections, Summer, pp. 20-21.
  • Nichols, R. L. & Sanchez, F. (1997), “Staying in Charge of Your Turf: Having the Last Word on Graffiti,” Connections, Summer, pp. 20-23.
  • Nichols, R. L. (1997), “Climbing the Walls,” Connections, Fall, pp. 24-25.
  • Nichols, R. L. (1996), Gone with and Back from the Wind, Connections, Fall, pp. 22-23.
  • Nichols, R. L., Cox, J & Sanchez, F. (1995), “Making Clubs Safer,” Connections, Fall, pp. 2-5.

 


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