School Threat Assessment Workshop

School threat assessment is recognized as a best practice for preventing school shootings. This one-day workshop on school threat assessment will present a step-by-step process for addressing threatening and other potentially dangerous behavior in school or that could impact a school. The workshop will teach participants how to respond to threatening behavior and other disturbing behavior, gather additional information, make an assessment, and take preventive steps if necessary.

The workshop is appropriate for school personnel, school security professionals, law enforcement professionals, mental health professionals, and others who may be tasked with addressing threatening behavior in school.

Topics covered during the workshop include:

  • Introduction
  • Understanding School Violence and Implications for Prevention
  • What is School Threat Assessment?
  • Steps in the Threat Assessment Process
  • Tabletop Exercise
  • Developing and Implementing Case Management Plans
  • Steps to Develop a School Threat Assessment Program
  • Offer Things We Can Do
  • Summary/Question and Answer Session


March 28, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wagner High School (Rm. P101)

3000 North Foster Road
San Antonio, Texas 78244

April 4, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM ESC Region 11

1451 S. Cherry Lane
White Settlement, Texas 76108

April 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM ESC Region 16

5800 Bell Street
Amarillo, Texas 79109

*Must attend entire training to be eligible to receive eight hours TCOLE Credit.

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For more information about this workshop, please contact Cynthia J. Arredondo at or (512) 245-3908.