We have compiled a list of free school threat assessment resources, including short videos, longer videos, how-to guides, and journal articles. Each resource listed has a link to that resource. Please feel free to share this list and resources with anyone that can use them. CLICK HERE for the resource list.
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As one of SIGMA’s free resources on school threat assessment, click here for an article by Bill Modzeleski, one of SIGMA’s school violence experts, on what we can do to prevent school violence.
A recent decision by the California Supreme Court has sharpened the focus on campus threat assessment and threat management. SIGMA’s legal expert, Jeff Nolan, provides a summary and commentary in a new Dinse Brief. Click here to access the brief. For further information, please contact Jeff Nolan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From 2012, an interview on Good Morning America with SIGMA co-founder Dr. Marisa Randazzo on the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting:
SIGMA’s legal expert, Jeff Nolan, of Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, presents a discussion of strategies to promote fairness in trauma-informed Title IX investigations. The podcast can be accessed by CLICKING HERE. Nolan is part of the SIGMA team providing training for the Commonwealth of Virginia on trauma-informed sexual assault investigations. Nolan and SIGMA experts Dorian… Read more »
SIGMA is pleased to announce that it will hold another one-day training class on behavioral threat assessment and threat management on the West Coast. The class will be held in San Francisco on May 11, 2018. More information on the class is available HERE. Any questions? Feel free to send them to us at Training@SigmaTMA.com.
SIGMA Senior Consultant Bill Modzeleski, Former Associate Assist. Deputy Secy, Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, US Dept of Education, moderated a Congressional Briefing on November 29, 2017. The Congressional Briefing, sponsored by Senator Sherrod Brown and Senator Rob Portman, focused on combating the opioid crisis and will feature panelists Justin Herdman, Judge Ari… Read more »
Jeff Pollard, Senior Consulting Psychologist, Sigma Threat Management Associates, Chris Flynn, Cook Counseling Center Director, VA Tech and (not pictured) Greg Eells, Director, Counseling and Psychological Services, Cornell University. accept the 2016 Award for Excellence in Counseling Center Scholarship from the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) in Tampa, FL for their article:… Read more »
Click here to access SIGMA’s free webinars: SIGMA offers occasional webinars on various topics in behavioral threat assessment, threat management, and violence prevention. We have made several of our webinar recordings now available free of charge, to provide an overview of threat assessment in different sectors. Each webinar runs 60-90 minutes. Please click here to… Read more »
Gene Deisinger The Federal government has released its emergency planning guide for health care facilities. http://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/Documents/active-shooter-planning-eop2014.pdf The document was developed with assistance from ASPR’s Divisions of Health System Policy and Tactical Programs, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council. This document shows how… Read more »