A shortened version of this paper appeared in Smith College Studies in Social Work 2002,
FEELING SAFE IN SCHOOL*
By Stuart W. Twemlow, M.D.
Peter Fonagy, Ph.D; FBA
Frank C. Sacco, Ph.D.
Director, Erik Erikson Institute for Research & Education, The Austen Riggs Center,
Stockbridge, Massachusetts; Co-director of the Peaceful Schools Project, Child & Family
Center, The Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, Kansas and faculty Harvard Medical
School, Boston, MA.
Consultant to the FBI Critical Incident Response Group on School
2. Director, Child and Family Center and Clinical Protocols and Outcomes Center, The
Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, UCL,
London, England, Director of Research, The Anna Freud Centre, London, England.
President, Community Services Institute, Springfield, Massachusetts.
Invited lecture to the Smith College School of Social Work, June 11, 2001
Research support by the Erikson Institute for Education and Research, the Austen Riggs
Center, Stockbridge, MA, and the Child and Family Center, Menninger Clinic, Topeka,