SpringerBriefs in Behavioral Criminology

Lessons Learned From School Shootings

Perspectives from the United States of America

Authors: Poland, Scott, Ferguson, Sara

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  • Provides an overview of school shootings and the related societal, cultural, psychological, and legal implications
  • Presents updated and current trends and data and dispel common myths associated with school shootings
  • Identifies common factors associated with school shooters, including profiles, typologies, motives, and methods
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This brief investigates school shootings and their impact on individual, community, and societal levels. It includes professional and personal perspectives from individuals directly involved in and impacted by school shootings. These novel perspectives will help inform best practices necessary to strengthen school safety measures, as well as prevention and response efforts. This brief will serve as helpful guide to mental health professionals, school administrators, psychology students and educators, law enforcement, and threat management and crisis response teams, aiding in better understanding of the many factors surrounding school shootings.

About the authors

Dr. Scott Poland, Ed.D is a licensed psychologist with many years of school experience and nationally recognized expert on school crisis, youth violence, suicide intervention, school safety, threat assessment, and the delivery of psychological services in schools. He is an accomplished author on the subject matter of crisis intervention and has lead over 1,000 workshops worldwide. Further, he has acted as the lead to numerous crisis teams following school shootings and suicides. In addition to his dedicated efforts in the community, Dr. Poland is a psychology professor at the Center for Psychological Studies and the Director of the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

 

Dr. Sara Ferguson, Psy.D is the current post-doctoral resident at the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Ferguson earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology program with a specialization in Forensic Psychology at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Ferguson’s clinical interests include suicide and violence prevention and contemporary relational psychotherapy in the areas of complex trauma, serious mental illness, and autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Ferguson’s research interests are primarily in the forensic domain, including suicide and violence prevention, juvenile offending, and neuropsychology of crime. She recently co-authored a SpringerBrief on juvenile homicide titled, “A Closer Look at Juvenile Homicide: Kids Who Kill.”


Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lessons Learned From School Shootings
Book Subtitle
Perspectives from the United States of America
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Behavioral Criminology
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-75480-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-75480-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-75479-2
Series ISSN
2194-1866
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 94
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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