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Violence Risk Assessment
May 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:45 pm CDT$10 – $60
VIOLENCE RISK ASSESSMENT
PRESENTED BY NANCY ZARSE, PSY.D.
TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018
9:00AM – 12:45PM
REGISTRATION OPENS AT 8:45AM
THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
325 N. WELLS STREET – ROOM 407/412
CHICAGO, IL 60654
Program Offers 3.5 APA CEs for Psychologists and 3.5 CEUs for Counselors and Social Workers
This session describes violence risk assessment, which applies to school violence, mass casualty violence, and terrorism. Since there is no profile for a shooter, participants will learn to base their assessment on behavior. Risk factors and warning signs of violence will be discussed as well as signs of escalation and protective factors. The Pathway to Intended Violence will be covered as well as the importance of basing the assessment on known facts and behaviors. The challenges of assessing violence will be explored, including reporting concerns and the Threat Assessment Team. Participants will learn to ask, is there movement from thought to action?
Nancy Zarse, Psy.D. is a Full Professor in the Forensic Department at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She served as Chief Psychologist at two federal prisons and the Director of Inmate Administration at the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, the maximum-security military prison. Clinical responsibilities included psychological evaluations, assessing risk of violence, individual and group therapy, leading hostage negotiation teams, staff training, and conducting violation hearings for maximum security military prisoners. In addition to teaching graduate classes such as Violence and Risk Assessment, Psychology of Terrorism, and Hostage Negotiation, Dr. Zarse’s specialty areas of clinical practice include consulting and training with law enforcement and legal agencies, such as the FBI, United States Army Military Police, and the Chicago Bar. Dr. Zarse is a consultant to the FBI’s Countering Violent Extremism section, with Secret Clearance, and is one of three experts on a team awarded a grant for Countering Violent Extremism by the Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Zarse is resource staff for the
FBI Hostage Negotiation Certification Course and the FBI Interview and Interrogation Course. Dr. Zarse presents at national and international forums, and she provides expert commentary in media interviews and full-length documentaries.
- General Admission: $60.00
- TCSPP Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Admission: $30.00
- TCSPP Current Site Supervisor and Community Partner Admission: $30.00
- TCSPP Student Admission: $10.00
- Non-TCSPP Student Admission: $20.00
Questions? Contact the Institute for Professional & Continuing
Studies at [email protected] or 312.467.2364