April 18, 2008
Campus Security Begins With Caring
A comprehensive program can help students who are at risk of doing violence, whether to themselves or others
Following the mass shootings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University, I have repeatedly been asked, as a former director of the Student Counseling and Resource Service at the University of Chicago and clinical associate professor of psychiatry, two questions: "Could this have been prevented?" and "How can we ensure that it doesn't happen on our campus?"