Virginia council for private education

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  • BTAM - Private Schools - EMS

BTAM - Private Schools - EMS

  • 26 Sep 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Eastern Mennonite School
  • 10


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Behavioral Threat Assessment - Private Schools

This is a one day basic course designed to provide K-12 Private School Threat Assessment Teams with tools and resources to conduct and manage threat cases. The course covers the following:

  • Topics to be addressed

    Topics to be covered include:

    •  What is a threat? What is concerning/aberrant behavior?

    •  Rationale for the threat assessment approach to violence prevention

    •  The principles of threat assessment

    •  Understanding the Pathway to Violence

    •  Mandated roles and responsibilities of threat assessment teams

    •  The importance of reporting, reporting mechanisms, and overcoming barriers to reporting

    •   Investigating reports of concerning/aberrant/threatening behaviors

    •   Assessing and classifying threats

    •   The nexus between threat assessment and suicide risk assessment

    •   Information sharing and confidentiality

    •   Understanding the goals of threat management and interventions

    •   Updated group case exercise(s)

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