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School Safety: Recognize and Assess Potential Threats

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Overview

Session Description:
Many acts of school violence by students are planned and there are changes in behavior that are often observed in advance by other students. 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 six 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 eleven key questions used by the Secret Service to determine a level of threat and show how you can apply them at your school.

Learning Objectives:
  • Explain how schools can help recognize, assess, and deal with potential safety threats.

  • List six principles of threat assessment, along with basic threat assessment steps that schools should take.

  • Discuss how to form a threat assessment team within your school and who should be involved on that team.

  • List eleven key questions used by the Secret Service to determine a level of threat and show how you can apply them at your school.


  • Assessment: Participants will join a collaborative backchannel chat and discuss ways to recognize and assess potential threats to demonstrate their understanding of the session objectives and reflect on their learning.

    Details

    Status: Available On-Demand
    Subject: Cross-curricular
    Last aired on: Thursday, July 21, 2022 @ 3:00 PM EDT
    Duration: 30 minutes
    Credit Hours: 0.5
    Categories: Administrator Resources, School Safety
    Tags: 589, administrator resources, assessing threats, DOL725, potential threats, recognize danger, recognize threats, school safety, student safety, threat assessment, threat levels, threats, violence

    Reviews (65)

    Full Member
     
    We are having a safety meeting Friday. Thanks for the advice and tips.
     
    Gave me a lot to think about. School safety is a proprietynever have enough planning. Thanks
     
    Useful
    Full Member
    +13
     
    This was a great webinar! Lots of ideas to share with my administrator.
    Full Member
     
    Very informative and useful on this important subject.
    Full Member
    +1
     
    Well done, very informative!
     
    it was good
    Basic Member
     
    Very informative and useful.
    Full Member
    +8
     
    Useful and timely information.
    Full Member
    +8
     
    I always learn from Brent's presentations. It is good to review this information.
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