Systems Theory: The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts Puzzle Activity Open envelope #1. Assemble at your table and discuss your level of concern. Open envelope #2. Add to existing puzzle and discuss your level of concern. Open envelope #3. Add to existing puzzle. Does this change your level of concern?
Threat Assessment has been referred to as the “missing link” in violence prevention. It is the process of deliberately trying to connect the dots or data that paints the picture that someone is moving on a pathway towards serious violence before the violent act occurs.
AGGRESSION: Aggression is a complex set of behaviors that serve a functional, psychobiological role that is instinctive in all mammals (Dominance, status, species preservation) VIOLENCE: Human evolved aggression with greater intensity and destruction. Defined as “behaviours by individuals that intentionally threaten, attempt, or inflict physical harm on other” (Reiss & Roth, 1993) Violence vs. Aggression
VIOLENCE VS AGGRESSION For each of these situations decide whether it is an act of violence or aggression. A student throws a textbook at the wall and pushes a desk out of his way which hits another student.
A student shows a small pocket knife to her peers and says she has had enough of Katy’s bull ***.
ADDITIONAL TEACHING TIPS Multi disciplinary teaching teams Use team approach as well as an adult learning model Remember to draw on audience for their expertise when warranted Use of own case studies, ex., critical time periods and typologies concepts. This increases your credibility. T/F quiz to support FBI 4 prong model Reflection time for School Systems information Scenarios to practice implementation of Protocol Initially all Kevin’s information but gradually introduce your own stories and photos to make training come alive for you.
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