ERIC Number: ED442023
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Schoolplace Violence Prevention. Training Manual.
Zinna, Kelly A.
This training manual begins with a graph depicting trends in schoolplace violence from 1993-1999. Next is a table displaying the parallels between workplace and schoolplace violence. A list of the elements included in a psychological profile of schoolplace violent offenders is provided. The four types of students involved in schoolplace violence are described. Types of warning signs are also listed. Four kinds of threats are defined and examples are provided. Six barriers to reporting or misconceptions about violence are discussed. Next, a flow chart showing the steps a student at risk for schoolplace violence might experience is included. The final and largest section of this booklet focuses on considerations for administrators and school personnel. It discusses policy and procedure development. Specifically, it discusses the threat management and violence risk assessment team, investigation procedures, developing a zero tolerance policy, the after effects of violence, and the media rights of individuals involved in violence. (MKA)
Descriptors: Administrators, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Prevention, Program Development, School Safety, Training, Violence
Violence Prevention and Intervention, 1746 Cole Blvd., Suite 225, Golden, CO 80401 ($10). Tel: 303-216-9755; Fax: 303-526-0249.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A