School Violence: Identifying & Addressing
School violence is a problem many schools face on a daily basis. This course provides school staff members with an overview of school violence involving students, as well as measures that can be taken to reduce or eliminate violence. This course covers: the scope and risk factors of school violence, student fighting, students and weapons, bullying as well as violence prevention strategies.
Full Course - 20 minutes
This version is designed for all school staff members.
Paul Timm is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP), President of RETA Security, Inc., and a nationally acclaimed expert in school security. In addition to conducting numerous vulnerability assessments and his frequent keynote addresses, Paul recently published a book entitled, School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program. He is an experienced School Crisis Assistance Team volunteer through the National Organization for Victims Assistance (NOVA). He is certified in Vulnerability Assessment Methodology (VAM) through Sandia National Laboratories and the ALPHA™ vulnerability assessment methodology. He is also a member of ASIS International, where he serves as Vice Chairman of the School Safety & Security Council, and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO), where he serves on the Risk Management Committee. Currently working on his MDiv at Moody Theological Seminary, Paul holds a degree in Speech Communications and a Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Illinois.