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 the first five of nine explanations of school shootings.
-Explain the Three parts in the three-Part message technique.
-Explain 4 aspects of structural secrecy that decreases the likelihood of the identification of school shooters.
-Explain five aspects of weak or mixed signals that interfere with the ability to identify children at risk.
-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 the legal consensus on the definition of a “true threat”.
-Explain the constitutional law issues involved in using profiles to prevent school violence.
-Explain five effective strategies that have been used to reduce youth violence.
-Explain the four guiding principles for structured professional judgment in violence risk assessment.
-Explain five common factors among rampage school shooters.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."