Über den Autor
Jeffrey A. Daniels earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is currently a professor in the Counseling Psychology program at West Virginia University, Morgantown. His professional interests relate to averted lethal school violence and barricaded hostage events in schools. Dr. Daniels continues to be engaged in research that examines these aspects of school violence. These unique contributions to the understanding of lethal school violence have resulted in numerous publications and conference presentations. Mary C. Bradley earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Indiana University, Bloomington, where she began working with Dr. Daniels on his research of thwarted acts of school violence. Dr. Bradley has also researched non-lethal acts of school bullying, specifically as it relates to adolescent emotional and social-cognitive development. Currently an assistant professor of Counselor Education at Indiana University-Southeast, Dr. Bradley truly loves teaching and training future educators.
Introduction to Lethal School Violence.- Costs of Lethal School Violence.- Bullying and Lethal Acts of School Violence.- Averted School Rampages.- Successfully Resolved Barricaded Captive Events.- Building a Positive School Climate.- The Safe School Communities Model.
In-depth studies analyzing evidence-based measures to prevent school violence remain thin on the ground. This volume translates available data into practical preventive measures that can be put to use in school settings and covers a plethora of related issues.
Provides an excellent basis for school psychologists and allied education professionals to gain ideas for creating safer school environmentsFirst book of its kind to examine and apply research on positive youth development and school violence prevention and mitigationOffers concise yet comprehensive analysis of the current research focusing specifically on preventing lethal acts of school violenceOutlines an overview of lethal acts of school violence, including different types of lethal school violence, prevalence, characteristics of school shooters, and numerous other important topics