By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain four stages of early community recovery from a school shooting.
-Explain the first three elements in the five factor model for the origin of a rampage school shooting.
-Explain the role of the gun availability in rampage school shootings, according to Newman.
-Explain four steps that can help encourage students to come forward about threats.
-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."