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School Violence & Workplace Violence:

Risk Assessment

Jane F. Gilgun, Ph.D., LICSW

Smashwords Edition

Copyright 2010 Jane Gilgun

Summary

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. Useful for school violence and workplace violence.

About the Author

Jane Gilgun, Ph.D., LICSW, is a professor, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA. See other books, articles, & children’s stories by Jane Gilgun on Kindle, Scribd.com, and other online booksellers.

School Violence & Workplace Violence:

Risk Assessment

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

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