Study: Assessing A Student As A Threat Can Affect Their Well-Being
March 18, 2019 | Print > Press Article | For Parents and Families | For Schools | School Violence and Safety Assessment/Threat Assessment
When a student throws a chair in class or threatens a teacher, school administrators take several steps to determine whether that student has the capacity for larger acts of violence. But that process could be really hard on that student.
A new study from the International Journal on School Climate and Violence Prevention looks at how one of the protocols, which is known as a student threat assessment, affects the students who are being assessed.
Interview with Carrie Jung on Edify from WBUR.