Advanced Student Threat Assessment & Intervention Response Program


Advanced Student Threat Assessment & Intervention Response Program

March 7 - 8, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

FIRST STEP is a two-day advanced professional development course that gives you the skills, materials, and confidence to quickly and accurately determine if a student who has made a threat to attack your school truly poses a threat to himself and others.

Those who possess these skills are invaluable members of their community & profession!

Who should attend?:

  • School Resource Officers
  • Principals/Vice Principals
  • Superintendents
  • DARE Officers
  • SRO/Police Supervisors
  • Police Officers
  • School Safety Teams
  • Teachers
  • Counselors
  • Deans of Students
  • Sheriffs/Police Chief's

With FIRST STEP, you'll be able to assess, intervene, and manage a dangerous student and guide your school community to respond quickly and appropriately.  You will also learn how to:

  • Conduct comprehensive student safety assessments
  • Implement effective intervention techniques to prevent a school attack
  • Identify what stage a student is on The Path to Violence
  • Distinguish threatening from non-threatening behaviors
  • Identify indicators of imminent or impending danger
  • Assess (read) student behaviors and determine their true risk level
  • Predict future student behaviors & calculate potential risk of each
  • Predict future student behaviors & calculate potential risk
  • Administer effective descipline to students who have made a threat
  • And so much more...


$395.00 per person

It takes TEAMWORK to prevent violence!  For agencies that register 3 or more participants, we'll give you the same number in free seats!!


For more INFORMATION & to REGISTER online http://www.peoplearetheprize.comor call 540-577-7200.  Class size is limited


Cheektowaga Police Department

3223 Union Road

Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Frequently Requested Information


Phone: (716) 858-8219
Fax: (716) 858-6039

Central Police Services
Public Safety Building
45 Elm Street
Buffalo, New York 14203