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Publications & Resources

A Review of Psychological Safety and Threat Assessment Issues Related to the Shooting at Arapahoe High School

A Review of Psychological Safety and Threat Assessment Issues Related to the Shooting at Arapahoe High School
Linda M. Kanan, Ph.D., John Nicoletti, Ph.D., ABPP, Sara Garrido, Psy.D. & Mariya Dvoskina, M.A.

Campus Threat Assessment and Management Teams

Campus Threat Assessment and Management Teams
Gene Deisinger, Maria Randazzo, Daniel O’Neill & Jenna Savage

Evaluating Risk for Targeted Violence in Schools: Comparing Risk Assessment, Threat Assessment, and Other Approaches

Evaluating Risk for Targeted Violence in Schools: Comparing Risk Assessment, Threat Assessment, and Other Approaches
Marissa Reddy, Randy Borum, John Berglund, Bryan Vossekuil, Robert Fein, and William Modzeleski

Guidelines for Responding to Student Threats of Violence
Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans

Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans

U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Emergency Management Agency; 2013

How to Find a Good Threat Assessment Consultant: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Hire

How to Find a Good Threat Assessment Consultant: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Hire
Current Issues in Threat Assessment & Threat Management (Blog)

Making Schools Safer - U.S. Secret Service Resource Overview

Making Schools Safer – U.S. Secret Service Resource Overview
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, United States Secret Service, May 2013

Making Prevention a Reality: Identifying, Assessing, and Managing the Threat of Targeted Attacks

Making Prevention a Reality: Identifying, Assessing, and Managing the Threat of Targeted Attacks
U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation  

Molly Amman
Supervisory Special Agent Federal Bureau of Investigation

Matthew Bowlin Special Agent
U.S. Capitol Police

Lesley Buckles
Crime Analyst
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Kevin C. Burton
Unit Chief
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Kimberly F. Brunell Supervisory Special Agent Federal Bureau of Investigation

Karie A. Gibson Supervisory Special Agent Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sarah H. Griffin
Special Agent
Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Kirk Kennedy
Operational Psychologist Federal Bureau of Investigation

Cari J. Robins
Supervisory Special Agent Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Report on the Arapahoe High School shooting: Lessons Learned on Information Sharing, Threat Assessment, and Systems Integrity
School Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management

School Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management
Journal Article by Dr. Melissa Reeves and Dr. Stephen Brock

Student Threat Assessment Response System (STARS) Toolkit

Student Threat Assessment Response System (STARS) Toolkit
Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC)

The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative: Implications for the Prevention of School Attacks in the United States
The Virginia Model for Student Threat Assessment
Threat Assessment at School: Brief Facts & Tips

Threat Assessment at School: Brief Facts & Tips
National Association of School Psychologists

Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and Creating Safe School Climates

Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and Creating Safe School Climates
Robert A. Fein, Bryan Vossekuil, William S. Pollack,  Randy Borum, William Modzeleski, & Marisa Reddy

What Can Be Done About School Shootings?

What Can Be Done About School Shootings?
Journal Article by William Modzeleski

Videos

Overview of School Safety and Violence Prevention (11 Minute Video)
School Threat Assessment: A Proactive Guide for Schools (75 Minute Video)
Understanding and Preventing School Shootings in the U.S. (11 Minute Video)
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