• New Online School Safety Program

    These brief programs will help students, parents, and teachers understand the threat assessment process to prevent violence.

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  • Threat Assessment Research

    YVP is evaluating the statewide implementation of threat assessment teams in Virginia K-12 schools

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  • YVP Team Conducting Statewide School Climate Study

    Our 4-year federally-funded project has yielded strong support for an authoritative school climate.

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  • Read about our research and training on the Virginia Student Threat Assessment Guidelines

    New YVP grant to evaluate implementation

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  • YVP Report Finds Racial Disparities in Virginia School Suspensions

    However, schools using our threat assessment model have lower suspension rates

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Our team of faculty and graduate students conducts research on effective methods and policies for youth violence prevention and school safety.

Our Team Publications Since 2015  |  Publications Before 2015  |  Presentations

Projects

External Faculty on Our Team

  • Francis Huang, Ph.D.
  • Kathan Shukla, Ph.D.

Graduate Students on Our Team

  • Anna Grace Burnette
  • Brittany Crowley
  • Pooja Datta
  • Anna Heilbrun
  • Joy Yuane Jia
  • Marisa Malone
  • Shelby Stohlman