Behavioral Threat Assessment 101 (BTA101)

 

LEVEL 1 BEHAVIORAL THREAT ASSESSMENT, PART 1

ABOUT THIS COURSE

With the Salem-Keizer Cascade preventive behavioral threat assessment system as a model, this course provides a template for building a sustainable, school-based threat assessment system composed of school site teams and community-based collaboration.

Participants of this course will: 

  • Review research and basic principles regarding threat assessment and threat management
  • Learn the framework of a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency threat assessment and management system that is protocol-driven, user-friendly, and designed for educators, school resource officers (SROs), school-based mental health professionals, juvenile justice services, and other education staff
  • Receive training on the use of protocols for youth threat assessment 
  • Review the steps and developmental procedures necessary to implement the system
  • Learn how to adapt the framework to existing community resources
  • Engage in lab exercises and case reviews
 

Behavioral Threat Assessment 102 (BTA102)

 

LEVEL 1 BEHAVIORAL THREAT ASSESSMENT, PART 2

ABOUT THIS COURSE

With the Salem-Keizer Cascade preventive behavioral threat assessment system as a model, this course builds upon the tools covered in BTA101 and includes auxiliary resources to provide community-based elements for the school site teams to use.

Participants in this course will:

  • Review the steps and developmental procedures necessary to implement the Level 1 process covered in BTA101
  • Explore auxiliary forms that support the Level 1 Protocol from BTA101
  • Address confidentiality requirements and laws related to behavioral threat assessment
  • Participate in case exercises and conduct student threat assessments using Level 1 forms from BTA101

 

About Public Consulting Group

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