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WARNING: THIS LESSON CONTAINS REFERENCES SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND DISTRESSING. These include references to terrorism, violence, weapons, and suicide. If you need support at any time, please contact a colleague, manager, or find a phone or online helpline near you. 

Ever heard someone say “they just snapped!” before? We typically hear this kind of language in the media after reports of senseless, violent incidents. But do people really “snap”, just like that? In this lesson, Todd McGhee explains several factors that can indicate a pathway towards violence and explains how intervention can be possible.

What you'll learn in A violent extremist's mindset lesson

  • The 4-main factors of extreme violent acts
  • The common behaviors or signs of a violent mindset

Who the Active shooter preparedness course is for

This online course is aimed at front of house and operations employees.


Todd McGhee

Todd McGhee is an international speaker on counter-terrorism and violent extremism.

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