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Threat Assessment and Risk Management: Understanding and Preventing Targeted School Violence

OnDemand Webinar (86 minutes)

Develop an effective threat assessment and risk management plan that includes consideration of best practices, federal regulations and other legal considerations, and student needs.Threat assessment represents an important component of a comprehensive approach to school safety that gives schools an alternative to zero tolerance discipline policies that have proven to be ineffective and counterproductive. This information provides school personnel with the tools needed to develop an effective threat assessment and risk management plan that includes consideration of best practices, federal regulations and other legal considerations, and student needs. This information will also explain the roles and functions of threat assessment teams and the roles of those members. Review the Secret Service 11 Key Questions for threat assessment and the process of conducting a threat assessment inquiry. Receive guidance to school personnel on how to create an effective threat assessment process that will promote the physical and psychological safety of the entire school community.

Authors

M. Franci Crepeau-Hobson, University of Colorado Denver

Agenda

Defining Threat Assessment

• Part of a Comprehensive Violence Prevention Program

• Goals

• Principles of Threat Assessment

• Threat Assessment Teams

- Key Members

- Roles Threat Assessment Team Members

Legal Considerations

• Constitutional Rights

• Other Legal Considerations

• District-Wide Policies and Procedures

Key Components of Threat Assessment

• Definitions

• Secret Services 11 Key Questions

• Threat Assessment Inquiry Process

Other Considerations

• Monitoring Tools

• Threat Assessment Research