Since the 1999 Columbine shooting, more than 187,000 students, from at least 193 primary or secondary schools across the nation, have experienced a shooting on campus during school hours. In the first three months of 2018, there were 11 school shootings and those numbers continue to grow today. During this training, you will learn fundamental skills and techniques to build effective threat assessment systems and behavior intervention teams in your school community. Examine pre-attack related behaviors that individuals may engage in prior to an incident. Identify key stakeholders needed to collect, document and funnel information to your school safety teams. Participate in analytical tool demonstrations that assist in modifying pathways to violence.
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: • Advocate for behavior intervention teams to community stakeholders • Design a comprehensive behavioral intervention team • Identify warning signs in the form of leakage • Illustrate pre-attack behaviors • Choose a platform to document and share information • Apply learned concepts through practical exercises