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July 29-August 1
NABITA’s K-12 Summer Focus Week

  • Date
    July 29-August 1
  • Location
  • Speakers
    4 Professional Speakers

Are you looking for professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge in the K-12 field? Join NABITA this summer for a week of comprehensive trainings designed specifically for K-12 educators and professionals to provide you with the tools and resources you need to excel in your role. Enter the new academic year prepared and refreshed with top-tier professional training.

Why Choose NABITA?

NABITA’s expert faculty members are more than great instructors—they are also your professional peers, actively engaged in roles at schools, districts, colleges, universities, workplaces, and organizations nationwide. Their firsthand experience with similar challenges and their adept problem-solving approaches ensure that you receive relevant, practical insights in every training.

Courses Offered:

  • July 29 – K-12 BIT Standards and Best Practices
  • July 30K-12 Risk Rubric
  • July 31-August 2K-12 Structured Interview for Violence Risk Assessment (SIVRA-35)

Why Choose NABITA?

  • Expertise: Our faculty are industry-leading professionals with extensive experience in K-12 education and behavioral intervention and threat assessment.
  • High-Quality Content: All our courses are designed to provide practical knowledge and actionable strategies that you can implement immediately.
  • Flexibility: Participate in live sessions and access post-course content at your convenience, allowing you to fit professional development into your busy schedule.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to enhance your skills and stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in the K-12 field. Join us for NABITA’s K-12 Summer Focus Week!

Learn About Multi-Registration Discounts

Registering for multiple courses or multiple participants is a great way to save. Registrations of two to four courses are eligible for a 15% discount, and five or more registrations qualify for a 25% discount. Upon checkout, select the Pay Later option and reach out to for discounts to be applied.


K-12 Behavioral Intervention Team Standards & Best Practices

Monday, July 29, 2024 | 10am-5pm ET

This two-day certification course teaches NABITA’s 21 Standards for Behavioral Intervention Teams, which offer industry-leading best practices for effective BIT/TAT/CARE teams. Whether building a team or refining an existing one, this course will improve team performance based on NABITA’s standard operating procedures and protocols.

Discover the methodology behind defining a school and/or district-wide team structure, including who should be on the team and what types of concerns the team should respond to. Participants will learn how to implement NABITA’s objective Risk Rubric for referrals, apply mandated assessments, and administer thorough interventions. Further insights will be offered into developing strategies for marketing and advertising the team. NABITA faculty members draw from their years of expertise, research, and literature in threat assessment, psychology, and law enforcement. Learn more.

In this course, you will learn:

  • How to create, improve, and maximize BIT procedures in a K-12 setting in accordance with the NABITA Standards for Behavioral Intervention Teams.
  • How to engage the three key phases of a BIT: gather data, access, and intervene.
  • The importance of using an objective risk rubric in the assessment of risk and development of interventions on all cases.
  • Strategies for integrating NABITA’s standards of practice into operational procedures at their school.

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K-12 Risk Rubric

Monday, July 30, 2024 | 10am-5pm ET

This one-day certification course is designed to equip educators and school administrators with a standardized approach to risk assessment. Through interactive instruction and practical case studies, participants will gain a deep understanding of the NABITA K-12 Risk Rubric, facilitating the development of accurate risk assessments and effective interventions for K-12 students.

A risk rubric serves as a comprehensive tool to evaluate any risk a student might face. Students face a variety of risks in K-12 settings, including life-altering events, social difficulties, bullying, and emotional and mental health concerns. NABITA’s Risk Rubric provides an objective and quantifiable tool that can gauge the severity and nature of these risks and an individual’s propensity to violence or self-harm. Learn more.

In this course, participants will…

  • Use an objective Risk Rubric to standardize the assessment of risk and development of interventions
  • Apply an objective Risk Rubric to specific cases and presenting issues
  • Develop appropriate interventions for specific cases and presenting issues

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K-12 Structured Interview for Violence Risk Assessment (SIVRA-35)

Wednesday-Thursday, July 31-August 1, 2024 | 10am-5pm ET

This two-day certification course provides in-depth training on using the Structured Interview for Violence Risk Assessment (SIVRA-35) tool in K-12 settings. The SIVRA-35 is a 35-item inventory designed to assist behavioral intervention, threat assessment, and CARE team members in conducting a more thorough, research-based violence risk assessment. The SIVRA-35 is intended to assess the risk and protective factors related to an individual’s willingness to engage in violence.

Participants will learn how to conduct an effective interview and gather information to score an individual’s risk of harm to others using the SIVRA-35. Additionally, participants will practice applying the SIVRA-35 to demonstration videos of violence risk assessment interviews. Learn more.

After completing this training, participants will be able to…

  • Administer the SIVRA-35 tool in an interview through narrative, structured questions with individuals exhibiting a range of concerning behaviors
  • Conduct a more standardized, research-based violence risk assessment with individuals determined to be at an increased risk
  • Use a quantitative, numeric scoring key to assist in decision-making

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Multi-registration discounts are provided on a sliding scale based on the applicable registrations in the same order.

Learn About Multi-Registration Discounts

Multiple courses or multiple participant discounts are as follows:

  • 1st registration – full price of registration
  • 2-4 registrations – 15% discount per line item
  • 5+ registrations – 25% discount per line item

Please create your order, click the ‘Pay Later’ option upon checkout, and reach out to for the discounts to be applied.

There are scholarships available for NABITA’s Focus Week. Scholarships must be submitted by June 28, 2024.

If your application is approved, you will be notified via email 2 weeks prior to your course start date. To apply, click here.

Those attending a certification course will receive a certification for the course as well as recertifying credits (CCCs) for any current certification for a 2-year time period.

All attending our courses will receive a digital badge denoting completion.

Once you register, you will have access to the NABITA Event Lobby. The lobby contains all materials for your course.

The Zoom link and course slides will be accessible 3 days prior to the start of your course. Please note you have access to the NABITA Event Lobby from the point of registration through 3-months post-course.

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