NSU Expert Featured in Multiple Media Stories on Suicide Awareness and School Shootings

Scott Poland, Ed.D., a professor at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Psychology, is a nationally recognized expert on school crisis, youth violence, suicide intervention, self-injury, school safety, threat assessment, parenting and the delivery of psychological services in schools. He is a founding member of the National Emergency Assistance Team for the National Association of School Psychologists and serves as the Prevention Director for the American Association of Suicidology. He has led multiple national crisis teams following numerous school shootings and suicides and has assisted schools and communities after terrorism acts in New York, Washington, D.C. and Oklahoma. Poland served as the team leader of the crisis response team sent to Jefferson County Public Schools during the aftermath of the Columbine High School shooting.

Because of his expertise, Dr. Poland was featured in recent news stories – you can read the stories below.



  • In the Age of Mass Shootings, Terror Waits at the Mall, featuring Scott Poland, Ed.D.