In response to mass gun shooting incidents in schools, some school districts have been hiring additional social workers to help prevent further incidents.
This qualitative study explores the potential roles that school social workers may play, including early identification and intervention, screening, risk assessment, crisis intervention, referral, and ongoing support.
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Dré Johnson, MSW
Allan Barsky, PhD, JD.
Sandler School of Social Work
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, SO 321
Boca Raton, FL 33431