School Violence & Workplace Violence: Risk Assessment by Jane Gilgun
Approx. 4,030 words.
Published on March 12, 2010.
Risk assessment for violence involves the investigation of five factors: These factors are 1 ) precipitating events, 2) patterns of direct statements, 3) circumstances that increase the likelihood of violence, 4) signs of cumulative stress, and 5) indicators of lowered risks for violence. This article describes a risk assessment based on these factors. For school violence and workplace violence