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Behavioral Problems

Read: Study: ADHD Diagnosis More Likely for Youngest Kids in Class

Study: ADHD Diagnosis More Likely for Youngest Kids in Class

New research suggests younger kids in a classroom are 30 percent more likely to receive an ADHD diagnosis.

Read: New Mass Attack Research Stirs Controversy Among Threat Assessment Professionals

New Mass Attack Research Stirs Controversy Among Threat Assessment Professionals

Campus officials conducting threat assessments should appreciate the value of the U.S. Secret Service’s new research but not rely on it as the sole source of reasoning for their conclusions.

Read: The Lowdown on Behavioral Healthcare and Ligature-Resistant Locks

The Lowdown on Behavioral Healthcare and Ligature-Resistant Locks

Hospitals, schools and universities that encounter behavioral health issues should include safe behavioral healthcare design in emergency rooms and clinics.

Read: The Difference Between a Behavioral Intervention Team and a Threat Assessment Team

The Difference Between a Behavioral Intervention Team and a Threat Assessment Team

The main concern with having two separate assessment teams is that one typically does not know about the actions of the other.

2 Univ. of Bridgeport Officers Save Suicidal Woman

Congratulations to University of Bridgeport Security Officer Roderick Roland and Sergeant Noel Richards, who are October’s Campus Safety Heroes!

Read: Hospital Dispatcher Helps Save Suicidal Man

Hospital Dispatcher Helps Save Suicidal Man

Carolinas Health Care System’s Odetta Mauney is September’s Campus Safety Hero for helping to save a man threatening to take his own life.

Study: Students Often Don’t Report Suspicious or Threatening Behaviors

Students were more likely to report behaviors if they had a positive relationship with campus police.

Read: Orlando Shooter Had History of Behavioral Issues at School

Orlando Shooter Had History of Behavioral Issues at School

Suspect displayed discipline problems and acadmeic challenges in elementary school and middle school.

Read: Creating an Effective Threat Assessment Process for K-12 Schools

Creating an Effective Threat Assessment Process for K-12 Schools

Here’s how you can create a multi-disciplinary team, as well as an effective threat management process.

Read: Researchers: 1 in 7 Children Have Some Form of Disorder

Researchers: 1 in 7 Children Have Some Form of Disorder

A study showed many children with disorders come from impoverished homes or homes where English isn’t spoken.

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