"Prevention must begin early to be most effective.
The reactive strategy of preparing for shootings has overshadowed attention to proactively preventing shootings and other forms of violence. Studies of mass shootings have repeatedly called for greater efforts to identify and intervene with persons in crisis before they engage in a shooting, a prevention practice called threat assessment. Threat assessments can be conducted for students in schools as well as individuals in the community."
Read more from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution here: http://on-ajc.com/1P4u2s8