Examine the psychological and behavioral aspects of threat assessment and management.
Gain understanding in normal versus abnormal child and adolescent behaviors, identifying red-flags, why threats are made, and how threats can be managed along a pathway toward violence (both short and long-term) to ensure personnel safety.
Review common problems in school threat assessment and propose solutions.
Learn multidisciplinary threat assessment and management strategies and explore empirically based youth-violence risk and protective factors. Review assessment tools for use in the school system.
Participate in simulated threat assessments and management with follow-up discussion.
Registration cut-off: Friday, October 4