Youth Violence Project
New Online School Safety Program
These brief programs will help students, parents, and teachers understand the threat assessment process to prevent violence.
Threat Assessment Research
YVP is evaluating the statewide implementation of threat assessment teams in Virginia K-12 schools
YVP Team Conducting Statewide School Climate Study
Our 4-year federally-funded project has yielded strong support for an authoritative school climate.
Read about our research and training on the Virginia Student Threat Assessment Guidelines
New YVP grant to evaluate implementation
YVP Report Finds Racial Disparities in Virginia School Suspensions
However, schools using our threat assessment model have lower suspension rates
Our team of faculty and graduate students conducts research on effective methods and policies for youth violence prevention and school safety.
- The Virginia Student Threat Assessment Guidelines
- Threat Assessment Research
- College Threat Assessment
- Violence in Schools and Communities
- Virginia High School Safety Study
- Virginia Secondary School Climate Study
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