How School & District Leaders Can Recognize & Prevent Student Harm to Self and Others
What you know could save a life.
Students are carrying emotional baggage, whether that’s the grief of losing a loved one to COVID-19, the trauma of an unstable home life during remote learning, or even simply spending a year isolated from friends and extracurricular activities. Such stressors can leave a student feeling overwhelmed and prone to negative behaviors, including possibly violent behaviors to either self or others.
This resource will guide you through where we are coming from, where we are headed and what can be done to mitigate harm through behavioral threat assessment and suicide awareness & prevention programs and social-emotional learning.
Harness the expertise of these subject matter experts regularly recognized for their work in youth violence prevention, youth suicide prevention and social-emotional learning:
Dewey G. Cornell, Ph.D. – National threat assessment expert and the principal author of the leading evidence-based school behavioral threat assessment model, Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines (CSTAG)
Scott Poland, Ed.D. – Nationally recognized suicide awareness & prevention expert on school safety, youth suicide, self-injury, bullying, school crisis prevention and intervention
Crystal Ladwig, Ph.D. – Social-emotional learning & restorative justice expert, educator, writer, and speaker who specializes in working with children with emotional/behavioral disorders, autism and mental health issues