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School Safety: Recognize and Assess Potential Threats

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An important goal of creating a safe school climate is recognizing and assessing the level of potential threats and, if at all possible, preventing acts of violence before they occur. Many acts of school violence by students are planned in advance and the behavior of these students is often observable or known by other students. In this webinar, join Brent Maguire as he discusses how schools can help recognize, assess, and deal with potential safety threats.

As part of this discussion, Brent will cover 6 principles of threat assessment, along with basic threat assessment steps that schools should take. He will also discuss how to form a threat assessment team within your school and who should be involved on that team. In addition, Brent will provide a summary of 11 key questions used by the Secret Service to determine a level of threat, and show how you can apply them at your school.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 @ 3:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Administrator Resources, School Safety, Workplace
Tags: 589, administrator resources, assessing threats, DOL725, potential threats, recognize danger, recognize threats, school safety, student safety, threat assessment, threat levels, threats, violence

Reviews (38)

Good Information
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Excellent information! Thank you for sharing.
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Very informative and useful, Thank you!
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Very relevant information to assist with school safety.
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Great information on potential threats and how to deal with them.
Great information!
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Even before the teaching and learning, we must keep our children safe. Thank you for all your work in this area and for sharing.
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Very important information.
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Great Info. Thank You.
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I will approach my school's administration team about implementing a threat assessment team
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