Safety assessment in schools: beyond risk: the role of child psychiatrists and other mental health professionals.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This article presents an overview of a comprehensive school safety assessment approach for students whose behavior raises concern about their potential for targeted violence. Case vignettes highlight the features of 2 youngsters who exemplify those seen, the comprehensive nature of the assessment, and the kind of recommendations that enhance a student's safety, connection, well-being; engage families; and share responsibility of assessing safety with the school.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rappaport, N; Pollack, WS; Flaherty, LT; Schwartz, SEO; McMickens, C

Published Date

  • April 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 277 - 289

PubMed ID

  • 25773324

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-0490

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chc.2014.11.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States