Under the gun: threat assessment in schools
February 01, 2009 | Print > Academic Article | Aggression and Violence | School Consultation | School Violence and Safety Assessment/Threat Assessment
Describes an effective approach to preventing violence in schools through identifying, assessing, and helping students at risk of violent behavior, rather than arming teachers, as well as other strategies including reducing access to weapons, guy buybacks, and anonymous threat reporting.
Rappaport N, Barrett JG. Under the gun: threat assessment in schools. Virtual Mentor. 2009; 11(2):149-154. http://virtualmentor.ama-assn.org/2009/02/pfor1-0902.html.