Judith Herb College of Education

Archive for February, 2019

UT Educational Psychology Expert Discusses Youth Suicide

Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach recently appeared on 13abc’s In Touch with Jeff Smith. The interview was to continue the community conversation regarding youth suicide, upon on the anniversary of the Parkland , FL school shootings.

Dr. Pescara-Kovach is an associate professor with tenure of educational psychology at The University of Toledo where she serves as the Director for the Center for Education in Targeted Violence and Suicide. In addition, she is an advisory board member for the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA).

Click here to view the video.

Dr. Kovach

To learn more about Dr. Pescara-Kovach and her work, click here.


Workshop on Preventing and Responding to an Active Threat

Join us Friday February 22, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for a workshop on Campus Readiness:  Preventing and Responding to an Active Threat.  Learn how we might prevent future active threat incidents by supporting and debriefing the community following an attack.  This session will include:

  • Best practices in behavioral threat detection, assessment and case management.
  • ALICE training
  • Tourniquet and wound-packing scenarios

Date:  Friday, February 22, 2019
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location:  Health and Human Service Building Room 1711 B&C

To Register:  https://utoledo.edu/hhs/schools/population-health/campus-readiness

 

Campus Readiness Flier