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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.

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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.


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.


Upcoming Webinars

March 21, 2024

Free! The Perils and Benefits of Online Threat Assessments

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April 18, 2024

Free! Bystander Intervention and the Power of Hello

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March 27, 2024

Free! Responding to Threats and Violence in the Workplace

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May 1, 2024

Free! Workplace Violence: Reporting, Documentation, and Review

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In the News

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
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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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