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D-Prep Safety Division

The Safety Division trains colleges, universities, K-12 schools, law enforcement, and workplaces on issues related to BIT/CARE teams, threat assessment, crisis preparedness and response, emergency operations, behavioral intervention, mental health, diversity, equity and inclusion.

Threat Assessment and Management for Schools

This course is designed to provide members of law enforcement, SROs, first responders, school administrators, counselors, teachers, and mental health professionals with a practical approach to recognizing and preventing violence on school campuses. Participants will learn how to develop a violence risk mitigation plan tied to a multidisciplinary team assessment.

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Pathways Triage

The Pathways triage tool can be used on every case coming before your team to provide an overall risk level and suggested interventions.

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Active Assailant

Mindset active assailant prevention & response training emphasizes early preparation  and empowers community members to act, leading to a better chance of survival.

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DarkFox Threat

DarkFox is an expert system that collects and organizes data related to a potential violence risk and provides intervention suggestions.

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Safety Tips

Through a series of video discussions, practical handouts, and materials, we offer this unique guidance from our subject matter experts.

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Workplace Safety

The Workplace Violence Prevention Association (WVPA) helps businesses develop, maintain, and train their employees on all aspects of a plan tailored to their workplace.

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Alternative Resolution

The D-Prep team offers confidential and impartial alternative resolution services in educational, workplace and law enforcement settings.



July 17, 2024

Free! Assessing and Mitigating Threat on Social Media

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July 31, 2024

Free! Physical Safety and Security in the Workplace

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July 18, 2024

Free! Jedi Mind Tricks: From Verbal Judo to Crucial Conversations

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August 28, 2024

Free! Employee Training on Workplace Violence Prevention Plans

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D-Prep's Director of Behavior & Threat Management and the co-author of Understanding and Treating Incels, Dr. Brian Van Brunt, was recently interviewed for an article from Capital New Service entitled "How the incel community became a place of despair and misogyny." Read the article and see other media featuring our team.

Understanding and Treating Incels
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An Educator's Guide to Assessing Threats in Student Writing
Harm to Others
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Recently Published!

How to Engage in Difficult Conversations on Identity, Race, and Politics in Higher Education: A Practical Guide for Faculty
Tammy Hodo, Jacques Whitfield, Brian Van Brunt, and Poppy Fitch

How to Engage in Difficult Conversations on Identity, Race, and Politics in Higher Education addresses the polarized political and racialized climate in America today. This resource is designed to better prepare instructors, faculty, higher education staff and administrators to enter into these hard conversations with an improved awareness of contentious issues and how to facilitate, and potentially de-escalate, discussions that are already occurring.

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Bethany Smith

Bethany Smith

Director of Safety

Brian Van Brunt

Dr. Brian Van Brunt

Director of Behavior & Threat Management

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