Archive for the ‘Threat Assessments’ Category
Peace@Work is offering a webinar (actually a repeat, since it was originally offered June 19th) on “Hate Crime as Workplace Violence & Prevention” June 25th at 4pm EDT. Cost is $20. You can check out a full description of the webinar and other upcoming webinars here. As the name implies, Peace@Work provides training on workplace violence and prevention, so their educational offerings are all in that vein.
The Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum is sponsoring a webinar on June 30th from 12-1pm Pacific. Enhancing Safety Planning for Survivors of Domestic Violence Using Risk Analysis and Lethality Assessment “will offer a practical and effective approach to understanding and managing the complexity of safety-planning for victims and survivors of domestic violence. It will focus on risk analysis and assessing for lethality of situation as critical steps in developing a safety plan. The webinar will also include special considerations for safety-planning for Asian battered women, such as the presence of multiple perpetrators in the home.” Participation is free, but space is limited, so register in advance if you plan to attend.
UPDATE: You can view the presentation slides here.
Lewis and Clark Law School (NCVLI), has an archived podcast (from Jan 2007) on working with victims of stalking. Although it is geared toward advocates, it looks specifically at safety planning and threat assessments, both of which can be useful skills for forensic healthcare professionals, as well. The speaker, Sandy Bromley, from the National Center for Victims of Crime, provides a national overview of, as well as Oregon-specific information about, the issue.
Since we are on the topic of IPV and Danger Assessments, professionals working with victims of intimate partner violence can complete online education for Dr. Jacqueline Campbell’s Danger Assessment. $125 will get you the online course, a posttest, certification and scoring system for the tool.