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Top 6 Tips for Student Threat Assessment and School Violence Prevention

Join us Wednesday, September 5th at 12pm Central


In this webinar, Dr. Marisa Randazzo, Managing Partner of SIGMA Threat Management Associates, will share top tips in behavioral threat assessment, threat management, & violence prevention to help your district develop a strategy to assess & manage threatening situations in accordance with best practice

In this webinar you will learn about:

  • How to assess and respond to threatening behavior
  • Tools available to address threatening situations to prevent harm
  • Tips for setting up a threat assessment team in your district
  • Ways to protect your students from potential threats

About Our Speaker

Dr. Marisa Randazzo Managing Partner
SIGMA Threat
Management Associates
Dr. Randazzo is a Managing Partner of SIGMA Threat Management Associates and an international expert on threat assessment, targeted violence, and violence prevention. Dr. Randazzo served for ten years with the U.S. Secret Service, most recently as the agency’s Chief Research Psychologist. Among her various responsibilities, she co-directed the Safe School Initiative, the landmark federal study of school shootings that was conducted jointly by the U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education. Dr. Randazzo has trained over 10,000 professionals in law enforcement, management, administration, mental health, and the intelligence community throughout the United States, Canada, and the European Union on threat assessment. Her research is used in the federal, state, and local law enforcement communities and has been credited in the media with preventing planned attacks. She is co-author of The Handbook for Campus Threat Assessment and Management Teams (2008) and lead author of Implementing Behavioral Threat Assessment on Campus: A Virginia Tech Demonstration Project (2009). Dr. Randazzo has testified before Congress and has been interviewed frequently by major television, radio, and print news outlets, including 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, Nightline, the Today Show, the Early Show, 48 Hours, Dateline NBC, MSNBC, the New York Times, and National Public Radio. She has published numerous articles and books on threat assessment and violence prevention and currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Threat Assessment. She has also published under her maiden name, Marisa Reddy. Dr. Randazzo received her Ph.D. and Master’s degree from Princeton University in Social Psychology, and a B.A. in Psychology and Religion from Williams College. In 2005, Dr. Randazzo was awarded the Williams College Bicentennial Medal for her work in preventing violence. In 2013, she was appointed to the American Psychological Association’s Expert Panel on Predicting and Preventing Gun Violence. She is listed in several Who’s Who publications for her threat assessment research and training contributions.
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