Students Experiencing Distress Need Early Intervention: Secret Service Report on Reducing School Violence

Are there steps schools can take to intervene and help prevent violence? The answer to this question is yes.

As recently as early December 2018, a school shooter was blocked at an Indiana school thanks to a tip made to local police. As noted in this article from EdWeek, “effective prevention efforts and cooperation between schools and law enforcement are best practices for school safety.”

The Secret Service recently published a report on school safety that details a comprehensive targeted violence prevention plan that includes assessments for desperation, despair, emotional issues, and stressors. The link between students having emotional or psychological difficulties and potentially violent behaviors needs to be taken very seriously.

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