School threat assessment is
recognized as a best practice for preventing school shootings and is included
as a recommendation as part of Governor Abbott's school safety plan for Texas.
This 1 day workshop on school threat assessment will present a step-by-step
process for addressing threatening and other potentially dangerous behavior in
school or that could impact a school.
It will also teach participants
how to respond to threatening behavior and other disturbing behavior, gather
additional information, make an assessment, and take preventive steps if
necessary. The workshop is appropriate for school personnel, school security
professionals, law enforcement professionals, mental health professionals, and
others who may be tasked with addressing threatening behavior in school.
Topics covered during this
School Violence and Implications for Prevention
is School Threat Assessment?
in the Threat Assessment Process
and Implementing Case Management Plans
to Develop a School Threat Assessment Program
Things We Can Do