Recognizing and Preventing Student Harm to Self and Others During Online Learning
As leaders continue to deal with the stresses of online learning, the social and emotional safety of students remain paramount. In a recent presentation with District Administration, two leading experts in the field of youth violence prevention — Dr. Dewey Cornell and Dr. Scott Poland — provided crucial insights into recognizing concerning behaviors in online learning environments.
The highlights of this presentation include discussion about how to
maintain connectedness with students in a virtual environment;
identify the similarities and differences between behavioral threat assessment and suicide assessment; and
recognize concerning behavior in a virtual world.
Scott Poland, EdD
Nationally Certified School Psychologist Professor at the College of Psychology Director of the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office Nova Southeastern University
Dewey Cornell, PhD
Forensic Clinical Psychologist Professor of Education Director of the Youth Violence Project University of Virginia Developer of the CSTAG model