Articles and Podcasts
Talking About Workplace Violence, Elementary Podcast, January 2023
Interview: Taking Up the Question of Violence in the Classroom, ETFO Voice, Fall 2018
Addressing Violence in the Workplace, ETFO Voice Online, 2017
When workplace violence happens in schools there is a risk of physical and mental harm to both adults and children. The classroom is disrupted and the whole school community can be affected. Both educators and students can become fearful at the prospect of violence happening again.
Dealing with Lockdown Concerns, ETFO Voice, Spring 2013
Put the Acts into Action, ETFO Voice, Winter 2011
Violence in the Early Years, ETFO Voice Online, 2018
In many of our Kindergarten to Grade 3 classrooms violent behaviour is becoming more common. There are a significant number of violent incidents occurring in the classrooms of our youngest elementary school students, with children as young as 3 or 4 causing physical injury to both other students and staff.