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Listening To Killers by Dr. James Garbarino

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Clients: I would like to endorse a book that should be on the top of everyone’s reading list and recognized as the definitive text on its subject. Not only is renowned psychologist and author, Dr. James Garbarino a leading expert in understanding violent behavior … Read More »

Discussion Forum on Threat Assessment

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Clients: eA Risk Management's website has recently added a discussion forum for both professionals and those interested in learning more about what we, as threat assessment experts, actually do. We welcome you to join and participate! While various social media … Read More »

Childhood Trauma:  A link to long-term health

I'm asked over and over again to explain how early childhood trauma can play a role in long-term health.  A TED talk done by Dr. Nadine Burke explains how in a wonderful video. We applaud the time and effort she put into this presentation. … Read More »

Sexting: The Scary Truth that Parents Must Know

According to a recent study, the average age a child receives their own “smartphone” is age 11. However, studies also report that 1 in 10 receive a smartphone by the age of 8.  While there is no right age to hand your child their own phone, there is one major epidemic that parents must be aware of – … Read More »

Helping Children and Families Cope with Natural Disasters

Natural disasters can be especially traumatic for children and youth. Experiencing a dangerous or violent flood, storm, wildfire, or earthquake is frightening even for adults, and the devastation to the familiar environment (i.e., home and community) can be long lasting and distressing. Often an … Read More »

What are Synthetic Drugs?

Over the past several years there has been a dangerous increase in the sale and wide spread use of synthetic drugs.  A “synthetic drug” is a mixture of various chemicals, which are produced and combined in laboratories around the world with the sole purpose of recreating similar effects of various … Read More »

What is Social Anxiety?

Social anxiety is the fear of social situations and the interaction with other people, which can routinely bring on feelings of self-consciousness, judgment, evaluation, and inferiority. Social anxiety is the fear and anxiety of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people, leading to … Read More »

Bullying: The Frightening Facts and Realities

Bullying is an epidemic.  As adults, it is our responsibility to ensure that our children have nurturing environments to learn and grow.  Take a stand. Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. 1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will only intervene 4 percent … Read More »

Outstanding Speech on Bullying

One of the most valuable and enlightening speeches on bullying we've heard.  We applaud Shane Koyczan for his work. … Read More »

School Safety: What Can a Parent Do?

In light of the recent tragedy in Connecticut and the increased violence in our nation’s schools, we have received a plethora of questions from school administrators and parents searching for ways to improve school security and to strengthen the parental approval of new security policies. There … Read More »

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