Creating Safe Schools with T-MTSS and Behavioral Threat Assessment

Creating Safe Schools with T-MTSS and Behavioral Threat Assessment

The Trauma-informed Multi-tiered Systems of Support (T-MTSS) framework, partnered with a multi-disciplinary threat assessment process, is a model that can be adopted by schools to promote school safety and better outcomes for students. This graphic, developed by Continua Consulting, depicts the crucial elements of comprehensive Tier 1 supports for students. By incorporating universal screening for social-emotional concerns and using data to drive our practice in the area of behavior and social-emotional well-being, similar to best practice with academic instruction, we can better meet the needs of students. Using data allows us to  efficiently identify and align resources for students that need higher levels of support and intervention.

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