The Social Psychological Predictors of Terrorism Amy Sauers, Ph.D.
United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: “To pursue ..social inclusion agendas at every level… Reduce marginalization and the subsequent sense of victimization that propels extremism and the recruitment of terrorists.” ( UN Action to Counter Terrorism. Retrieved July 28, 2009 from http://www.un.org/terrorism/UNICRI-Counter-Terrorism.shtml.)
Schools: Identifying and separating ring-leader from pack; inclusion
After school: Rebel with a cause programs
Mutually-beneficial goals for community
What works: “Adolescents … participate in concrete, purposeful and common-interest activities”
[Williams, R. (2006). Psycho-social consequences of children exposed to terrorism. Current Opinion Psychiatry, 19(4): 337-349, Retrieved July 28, 2009 from http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/533619_6 .]