Preventing School Shootings


‐ Sep 20, 2022 2:00pm

The workshop will identify and describe three psychological types of school shooters. Each of these types will be illustrated through a case history. The workshop will then present an overview of threat assessment and related concepts. Examples of warning signs from actual school shootings will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the three psychological types of school shooters.
  • Explain the terms leakage, attack-related behavior, and evidence of imminence.
  • Understand warnings signs of potential rampage attacks.

Qualification Level Required: S

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Target Audience: Educational diagnosticians, school psychologists, mental health professionals, psychologists, clinical psychologists


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