By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain six steps in the Action technique regarding fact based risk inquiry under the Tarasoff decision.
-Explain systemic distortion.
-Explain six cultural scripts that influence a shooter’s decision to commit a violent act.
-Explain three factors that may prevent children from reporting threats from another student to adults.
-Explain three conflicts that impact early community recovery following a school shooting.
-Explain four steps than can be used to help prevent school shootings.
-Explain J. Kelley’s four stages of a hostage situation.
-Explain five effective strategies that have been used to reduce youth violence.
-Explain four guiding principles for structured professional judgment in violence risk assessment.
-Explain five common factors among rampage school shooters.
-Explain three guidelines to helping students distinguish a threat that should be reported to adults.
-Explain how the sudden death of a child creates a particularly intense form of grief.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."