WS024: Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management: Best Practices for a Defensible Process

Friday, February 10, 2023
8:30 AM–11:45 AM MST

  • CPD: 3
  • PMD: 5,6
  • Price
    • Members: $100.00
    • Nonmembers: $135.00
    • Students: $100.00
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. understand how conduct a threat assessment using strategies that increase equity while decreasing bias and disproportionality; and
  2. build a high-quality BTAM program using best practice strategies to build a legally defensible process;
  3. understand the clear distinction between threat assessment and special education policies and procedures while understanding the complementary aspects.


This workshop will share experiences with countering bias, equity, and disproportionality; the relationship of behavioral threat assessment and management to special education procedures; lessons learned from court cases and service as an expert witness; and engagement in multiple state-wide BTAM implementation projects.



Melissa A. Reeves


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