The Department of Psychiatry of Capital Health Medical Center welcomes you to our 13th Annual Psychiatry Conference, Violent Threat Assessment – A National Emergency: The Cutting Edge in Recognition, Management, and Prevention of Violent Behavior. This informative conference will address issues related to campus violence, terrorism, stalking, workplace harassment, radicalization, and more. Medical, nursing, social work and other mental health clinicians, human resource professionals, and security and law enforcement personnel who are called to provide care for or protect victims of violence in any of these arenas will find this conference to be crucial to their understanding of how to approach this work, armed with the knowledge and techniques shared by violent threat assessment experts. This informative and timely conference is offered in partnership with the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) and is offered with the support of the Anti-Violence Initiatives of The College of New Jersey. This is an important time for understanding behavioral threat assessment, as we are increasingly aware of recent nationwide and global concerns. This conference aims to bring inspired people together, to ensure our practices and policies sit at the cutting edge of current knowledge
Physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, counselors, and other clinicians, residents and students.
- Review the various types and sources of terrorism and targeted violence in the United States.
- Recognize the effect of organizational culture on the prevalence of harassment and abuse in the workplace.
- Identify the warning signs of impending or potential violence.
- Relate the process of complex protective investigation of individuals who display serious concerning behavior.
- Discuss the impact of landmark legal cases on mental health professionals' duty to warn third parties of threats.
- Describe intervention strategies to mitigate the threat of intended violence and protect communities.
13th Annual Psychiatric Conference
7:00 - 7:45 a.m.
REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:45 - 8:00 a.m.
INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME
GARY A. BROWN, D.O. FAPA
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
PETER LANGMAN, PhD
“School Shooters: Why Kids Kill”
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. JACK ROZEL, MD
“Beyond Tarasoff: Reconsidering Duties to Third Parties in an Era of Mass Shootings”
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. MICAELA BENNETT, ESQ., Jd, MSW
“HANDS OFF: Workplace Harassment,
The New EEOC Guidelines and Making the Case for Clean Hands Culture”
11:45 - 12:30 p.m. LUNCH (provided)
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. JENNIFER ROMEI, PhD
“Beyond Diagnosis: The Role of Mentalization in Radicalized, Targeted Violence and Strategies for Clinical Intervention”
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. STEVE CRIMANDO, MA, CHPP Principal
“From Radicalization to Mobilization:
Behavioral Indicators of Homegrown Violent Extremists, Lone Actor Terrorists, and Targeted Violence”
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. BARBARA DALY, CTM
“Murderer of Blue Skies: A Stalking Case Study”
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. ERIC WEISS, DEPUTY UNITED STATES MARSHAL
“The One Where Nobody Died: A Case Presentation”
This program is made possible with the support of the Woman in Philanthropy, in conjunction with the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals and The College of New Jersey
Seats are guaranteed when payment is received. Please select a payment method on the registration page.
Registration Deadline: September 16, 2019