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Week 6 Case Vignette Analysis #2
Throughout the course, various theories and concepts related to assessment of emergency and crisis situations will be presented. The purpose of this assignment is to provide an opportunity for learners to demonstrate the ability to analyze crisis and emergency situations, applying appropriate assessment, intervention, and treatment plan options in practical scenarios, articulating clear rationale for the decisions made.
To complete Case Vignette Analysis #2, assume you are in the role and case study scenario described below.
· ROLE: First Responder Crisis Management Team Supervisor.
· CASE STUDY: You and your team are responding to one of the school shootings in the chart below.
Feb. 2, 1996
Moses Lake, Wash.
Two students and one teacher killed, one
other wounded when 14-year-old Barry Loukaitis opened fire on his algebra
class.
March 13, 1996
Dunblane, Scotland
16 children and one teacher killed at
Dunblane Primary School by Thomas Hamilton, who then killed himself. 10
others wounded in attack.
Feb. 19, 1997
Bethel, Alaska
Principal and one student killed, two
others wounded by Evan Ramsey, 16.
March 1997
Sanaa, Yemen
Eight people (six students and two
others) at two schools killed by Mohammad Ahman al-Naziri.
Oct. 1, 1997
Pearl, Miss.
Two students killed and seven wounded by
Luke Woodham, 16, who was also accused of killing his mother. He and his
friends were said to be outcasts who worshiped Satan.
Dec. 1, 1997
West Paducah, Ky.
Three students killed, five wounded by
Michael Carneal, 14, as they participated in a prayer circle at Heath High
School.
Dec. 15, 1997
Stamps, Ark.
Two students wounded. Colt Todd, 14, was
hiding in the woods when he shot the students as they stood in the parking
lot.
March 24, 1998
Jonesboro, Ark.
Four students and one teacher killed, ten
others wounded outside as Westside Middle School emptied during a false fire
alarm. Mitchell Johnson, 13, and Andrew Golden, 11, shot at their classmates
and teachers from the woods.
April 24, 1998
Edinboro, Pa.
One teacher, John Gillette, killed, two
students wounded at a dance at James W. Parker Middle School. Andrew Wurst,
14, was charged.
May 19, 1998
Fayetteville, Tenn.
One student killed in the parking lot at
Lincoln County High School three days before he was to graduate. The victim
was dating the ex-girlfriend of his killer, 18-year-old honor student Jacob
Davis.
May 21, 1998
Springfield, Ore.
Two students killed, 22 others wounded in
the cafeteria at Thurston High School by 15-year-old Kip Kinkel. Kinkel had
been arrested and released a day earlier for bringing a gun to school. His
parents were later found dead at home.
June 15, 1998
Richmond, Va.
One teacher and one guidance counselor
wounded by a 14-year-old boy in the school hallway.
April 20, 1999
Littleton, Colo.
14 students (including killers) and one
teacher killed, 23 others wounded at Columbine High School in the nations
deadliest school shooting. Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, had
plotted for a year to kill at least 500 and blow up their school. At the end
of their hour-long rampage, they turned their guns on themselves.
April 28, 1999
Taber, Alberta, Canada
One student killed, one wounded at W. R.
Myers High School in first fatal high school shooting in Canada in 20 years.
The suspect, a 14-year-old boy, had dropped out of school after he was
severely ostracized by his classmates.
May 20, 1999
Conyers, Ga.
Six students injured at Heritage High
School by Thomas Solomon, 15, who was reportedly depressed after breaking up
with his girlfriend.
Nov. 19, 1999
Deming, N.M.
Victor Cordova Jr., 12, shot and killed
Araceli Tena, 13, in the lobby of Deming Middle School.
Dec. 6, 1999
Fort Gibson, Okla.
Four students wounded as Seth Trickey,
13, opened fire with a 9mm semiautomatic handgun at Fort Gibson Middle
School.
Dec. 7, 1999
Veghel, Netherlands
One teacher and three students wounded by
a 17-year-old student.
Feb. 29, 2000
Mount Morris Township, Mich.
Six-year-old Kayla Rolland shot dead at
Buell Elementary School near Flint, Mich. The assailant was identified as a
six-year-old boy with a .32-caliber handgun.
March 2000
Branneburg, Germany
One teacher killed by a 15-year-old
student, who then shot himself. The shooter has been in a coma ever since.
March 10, 2000
Savannah, Ga.
Two students killed by Darrell Ingram,
19, while leaving a dance sponsored by Beach High School.
May 26, 2000
Lake Worth, Fla.
One teacher, Barry Grunow, shot and
killed at Lake Worth Middle School by Nate Brazill, 13, with .25-caliber
semiautomatic pistol on the last day of classes.
Sept. 26, 2000
New Orleans, La.
Two students wounded with the same gun
during a fight at Woodson Middle School.
Jan. 17, 2001
Baltimore, Md.
One student shot and killed in front of
Lake Clifton Eastern High School.
Jan. 18, 2001
Jan, Sweden
One student killed by two boys, ages 17
and 19.
March 5, 2001
Santee, Calif.
Two killed and 13 wounded by Charles
Andrew Williams, 15, firing from a bathroom at Santana High School.
March 7, 2001
Williamsport, Pa.
Elizabeth Catherine Bush, 14, wounded
student Kimberly Marchese in the cafeteria of Bishop Neumann High School; she
was depressed and frequently teased.
March 22, 2001
Granite Hills, Calif.
One teacher and three students wounded by
Jason Hoffman, 18, at Granite Hills High School. A policeman shot and wounded
Hoffman.
March 30, 2001
Gary, Ind.
One student killed by Donald R. Burt, Jr.,
a 17-year-old student who had been expelled from Lew Wallace High School.
Nov. 12, 2001
Caro, Mich.
Chris Buschbacher, 17, took two hostages
at the Caro Learning Center before killing himself.
Jan. 15, 2002
New York, N.Y.
A teenager wounded two students at Martin
Luther King Jr. High School.
Feb. 19, 2002
Freising, Germany
Two killed in Eching by a man at the
factory from which he had been fired; he then traveled to Freising and killed
the headmaster of the technical school from which he had been expelled. He
also wounded another teacher before killing himself.
April 26, 2002
Erfurt, Germany
13 teachers, two students, and one
policeman killed, ten wounded by Robert Steinhaeuser, 19, at the Johann
Gutenberg secondary school. Steinhaeuser then killed himself.
April 29, 2002
Vlasenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina
One teacher killed, one wounded by Dragoslav
Petkovic, 17, who then killed himself.
October 28, 2002
Tucson, Ariz.
Robert S. Flores Jr., 41, a student at
the nursing school at the University of Arizona, shot and killed three female
professors and then himself.
April 14, 2003
New Orleans, La.
One 15-year-old killed, and three
students wounded at John McDonogh High School by gunfire from four teenagers
(none were students at the school). The motive was gang-related.
April 24, 2003
Red Lion, Pa.
James Sheets, 14, killed principal Eugene
Segro of Red Lion Area Junior High School before killing himself.
Sept. 24, 2003
Cold Spring, Minn.
Two students are killed at Rocori High
School by John Jason McLaughlin, 15.
Sept. 28, 2004
Carmen de Patagones, Argentina
Three students killed and 6 wounded by a
15-year-old Argentinian student in a town 620 miles south of Buenos Aires.
March 21, 2005
Red Lake, Minn.
Jeff Weise, 16, killed grandfather and
companion, then arrived at school where he killed a teacher, a security
guard, 5 students, and finally himself, leaving a total of 10 dead.
Nov. 8, 2005
Jacksboro, Tenn.
One 15-year-old shot and killed an
assistant principal at Campbell County High School and seriously wounded two
other administrators.
Aug. 24, 2006
Essex, Vt.
Christopher Williams, 27, looking for his
ex-girlfriend at Essex Elementary School, shot two teachers, killing one and
wounding another. Before going to the school, he had killed the
ex-girlfriends mother.
Sept. 13, 2006
Montreal, Canada
Kimveer Gill, 25, opened fire with a
semiautomatic weapon at Dawson College. Anastasia De Sousa, 18, died and more
than a dozen students and faculty were wounded before Gill killed himself.
Sept. 26, 2006
Bailey, Colo.
Adult male held six students hostage at
Platte Canyon High School and then shot and killed Emily Keyes, 16, and
himself.
Sept. 29, 2006
Cazenovia, Wis.
A 15-year-old student shot and killed
Weston School principal John Klang.
Oct. 3, 2006
Nickel Mines, Pa.
32-year-old Carl Charles Roberts IV entered
the one-room West Nickel Mines Amish School and shot 10 schoolgirls, ranging
in age from 6 to 13 years old, and then himself. Five of the girls and
Roberts died.
Jan. 3, 2007
Tacoma, Wash.
Douglas Chanthabouly, 18, shot fellow
student Samnang Kok, 17, in the hallway of Henry Foss High School.
April 16, 2007
Blacksburg, Va.
A 23-year-old Virginia Tech student, Cho
Seung-Hui, killed two in a dorm, then killed 30 more 2 hours later in a
classroom building. His suicide brought the death toll to 33, making the
shooting rampage the deadliest in U.S. history. Fifteen others were wounded.
Sept. 21, 2007
Dover, Del.
A Delaware State Univesity Freshman,
Loyer D. Brandon, shot and wounded two other Freshman students on the
University campus. Brandon is being charged with attempted murder, assault,
reckless engagement, as well as a gun charge.
Oct. 10, 2007
Cleveland, Ohio
A 14-year-old student at a Cleveland high
school, Asa H. Coon, shot and injured two students and two teachers before he
shot and killed himself. The victims injuries were not life-threatening.
Nov. 7, 2007
Tuusula, Finland
An 18-year-old student in southern
Finland shot and killed five boys, two girls, and the female principal at
Jokela High School. At least 10 others were injured. The gunman shot himself
and died from his wounds in the hospital.
Feb. 8, 2008
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
A nursing student shot and killed two
women and then herself in a classroom at Louisiana Technical College in Baton
Rouge.
Feb. 11, 2008
Memphis, Tennessee
A 17-year-old student at Mitchell High
School shot and wounded a classmate in gym class.
Feb. 12, 2008
Oxnard, California
A 14-year-old boy shot a student at E.O.
Green Junior High School causing the 15-year-old victim to be brain dead.
Feb. 14, 2008
DeKalb, Illinois
Gunman killed five students and then
himself, and wounded 17 more when he opened fire on a classroom at Northern
Illinois University. The gunman, Stephen P. Kazmierczak, was identified as a
former graduate student at the university in 2007
Dec 14 2012
Newtown, Connecticut
In the second-deadliest mass shooting by
a single person in American history, after the 2007 Virginia Tech campus
shootings, and the second-deadliest mass murder at a U.S. elementary school,
after the 1927 Bath School bombings in Michigan, 20-year-old Adam Lanza
fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members at the Sandy Hook
Elementary School after killing his mother Nancy at their home.
Infoplease. (2008). Time line of recent worldwide school shootings. Retrieved May 17, 2008 from, http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0777958.html
In responding to the case presented, implement the following:
· Select one of the shooting incidents as a focus.
· Research and investigate the selected tragedy.
· Provide a synopsis of the situation’s key events and characteristics.
· Outline your assessment and courses of action.
· Describe a single-session intervention with a parent of a student, with a witness/survivor, or with a first responder having difficulty with the event while on the scene.
· Describe and outline long-term treatment goals, objectives, plan and expected outcome for the individual.
· Describe your plan for debriefing co-workers and a plan for self-debriefing and self-care following the tragedy.
Include a minimum of 4 to 5 pages, not including APA formatted required title, abstract, and reference pages; submit APA style in-text citations throughout the work as well.
Your submission should include a minimum of 4 peer-reviewed journal articles integrated into your paper as scholarly sources.
The basic parts of a paper should also be included; these are the opening, introduction section, with a precise thesis statement, the body of the paper with clear, discernable headings formatted to APA style levels of heading where appropriate, and a conclusion that restates the thesis and summarizes the major points of the entire paper.
The APUS Library provides APA formatting resources at Writing@APUS. You may also see Purdue’s OWL for general APA formatting information and for formatting help on many topics.
Analysis of Case
34 points
Student provides a thorough analysis of the assigned case, critically evaluating each component,
demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of related theory and concepts.
Practical Application
33 points
Student identifies and explains the selected assessment, intervention, and treatment methods, each of which is explained and aligned with identified parameters of the case
Support
13 points
Course materials and other scholarly sources are used to support assertions