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Recent published articles by Dr. Helen Smith
School Connectedness, Anger Behaviors, and Relationships of Violent and Nonviolent Youth
(with Sandra P. Thomas)
Oct-Dec 2004, Published in Perspectives in Psychiatric Care
Logical Errors and Mass Hysteria
Responses to Acts of Terrorism
Published Thursday, September 27, 2001
Deaf Ears Beget Killer Kids
It isn't only in America that youthful alienation turns to violence.
Published Thursday, March 26, 1998 Los Angeles Times
It's Not Evil Spirits That Make Teens Kill
Blaming movies, song lyrics or Satanism lets us ignore the real cause, the breakdown of social safeguards.
Published Tuesday, December 16, 1997 Los Angeles Times
Don't treat teens like babies
they can handle challenges and responsibilities.
Tuesday, December 15, 1998 The Plain Dealer Cleveland, OH
School Violence: Prevention and Response
Testimony of Dr. Helen Smith Before the Ad Hoc Committee on School Violence
August 27, 1998
Murder: The Weapon Isn't the Question
Murderers have their own code of ethics, and it's radically different from yours and mine.
Christian Science Monitor Friday, October 10, 1997
School Killings: Prevention and Response
Testimony of Dr. Helen Smith Before the Arkansas House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary
July 14, 1998
Is school violence the fault of outcasts or their tormentors?
School killers: Luke Woodham, Kip Kinkel, Michael Carneal, and, now, the "Trench Coat Mafia."
Published April 21, 1999 Nando Times http://www.nandotimes.com
It's Not the Guns
Political quick fixes may advance the agendas of advocacy groups, and may make people feel better, but they won't solve the problem.
Published May 11, 1999 Nando Times http://www.nandotimes.com