Week 6 case vignette analysis #2


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 nation’s   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-girlfriend’s 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 [email protected] 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


13 points

Course materials and other scholarly sources are used to support assertions

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