Simply put, this is the audio recording of the speech “Why we need a National Violence Prevention Hotline” that Paul Krauss MA LPC gave on May 17, 2019 at the Cultural Impact Conference held in Chicago, IL. This conference was hosted by the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
"Learn about a bold new national effort to save innocent lives and curb violence in the United States by focusing on reaching potential offenders before they act: The National Violence Prevention Hotline."
Learn more and get involved with the National Violence Prevention Hotline project here:
Paul Krauss MA LPC is the Clinical Director of Health for Life Grand Rapids, home of The Trauma-Informed Counseling Center of Grand Rapids. Paul is also a Private Practice Psychotherapist, host of the Intentional Clinician podcast, Behavioral Health Consultant, Clinical Trainer, and Counseling Supervisor. Paul is the creator of the National Violence Prevention Hotline (in progress) as well as the Intentional Clinician Training Program for Counselors.
References utilized during the speech:
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- George, R. (2013, August 21). Antoinette Tuff: Meet the Woman Who Prevented a Mass School Shooting Yesterday. Retrieved fromhttps://mic.com/articles/60379/antoinette-tuff-meet-the-woman-who-prevented-a-mass-school-shooting-yesterday#.zOAJaFkR8
- Godlasky, A., & Dastagir, A. E. (2018, December 21). Suicide rate up 33% in less than 20 years, yet funding lags behind other top killers. Retrieved from https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/surviving-suicide/2018/11/28/suicide-prevention-suicidal-thoughts-research-funding/971336002/
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- WITW Staff. (2018, October 24). Quick-thinking New Jersey woman stops would-be school shooting in Kentucky, officials say. Retrieved from https://womenintheworld.com/2018/10/24/quick-thinking-new-jersey-woman-stops-would-be-school-shooting-in-kentucky-officials-say/
- Analysis | More than 228,000 students have experienced gun violence at school since Columbine. (n.d.). Retrieved May 09, 2019, from https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/local/school-shootings-database/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.53f6526dcba0
Audio clips utilized during the speech:
ABC News: The Horror Behind the Georgia School Shooting
Story at the end of the speech as read by Jack Kornfield
Original music, used:
"Shades of Currency" [Instrumental] from Archetypes by PAWL
“Low Flyin’ Bird from Mangy Love by Cass McCombs