Chatterjee, R., & Davis, R. (2019, February 13). When Teens Threaten Violence, A Community Responds With Compassion. Retrieved March 13, 2019.

A student’s threatening comments on Facebook set off alarm bells for administrators in an Oregon school district and they launched a threat assessment. As the team followed its assessment, it discovered the root of the student’s rage and responded with a solution that was compassionate and effective, putting the student back on track, according to John Van Dreal, director of safety and risk management for the district.

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