Turning Anguish Into Advocacy - a Father's Journey to Make Schools Safer After the Parkland School Shooting

Course Hours: 1.0 Hours

Course Description

This video podcast episode features an interview between Max Schachter and GPSTC host Kevin Angell, Ph.D. as they highlight Max's journey from anguish to advocacy. Max shares his pain, vulnerability, and unrelenting drive for accountability during the four years since his son was murdered in the Parkland, Florida school shooting. Max speaks not only from the perspective of a father of a victim of mass violence, he is also a commissioner on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission that was tasked with investigating the worst high school shooting in US history. He has worked as an advisor to the FBI and U.S. Secret Service on preventing targeted violence, and he is a staunch advocate for developing a standard of care to assist law enforcement leaders following a mass violence event.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for all public safety personnel regardless of specialization.

Special Notes

This video podcast must be viewed in its entirety and provides one hour of POST training credit.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
07/01/2024 07/31/2024 ONLINE ITCW24488 Register