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Prevention of School Shootings

Ellwood, William B., ed.; Mary Ellen O'Toole; Michael J. Furlong, et al; Paul M. Kingery, Kathleen F. Berg, & Mark B. Coggeshall; Dana Rofey, Laura Nabors, & Irina Sumajin Parkins

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ISBN 10: 1606922238 / ISBN 13: 9781606922231
Published by Nova Science, Hauppauge, NY, 2009
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Contents: The school shooter: a threat assessment perspective / Mary Ellen O'Toole -- The accuracy of school and non-school risk behaviors as predicators of school weapons possession / Michael J. Furlong . [et al.] -- Examining the incidence of weapon carrying in America's schools / Paul M. Kingery, Kathleen F. Berg, and Mark B. Coggeshall -- Effective school-based mental health interventions for urban youth / Dana Rofey, Laura Nabors, and Irina Sumajin Parkins. Bookseller Inventory # 252724

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Title: Prevention of School Shootings

Publisher: Nova Science, Hauppauge, NY

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

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Why would a student bring a weapon to school and without any explicable reason open fire on fellow students and teachers? Are school shooters angry? Are they crazy? Is their motive revenge? Hatred for the victims? A hunger for attention? The origins of human violence are complex. Thinkers, historians, and scientists have explored the issue for centuries, but answers remain elusive. The roots of a violent act are multiple, intricate, and intertwined. The mix of factors varies according to the individual and the circumstances. Understanding violence after it has occurred is difficult enough. Trying to assess a threat and keep it from being carried out is even more of a challenge. This book presents a systematic procedure for threat assessment and intervention.

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