Under the gun: threat assessment in schools

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.