Dr. Meloy, who has been conducting research and writing on violence risk and threat assessment for the past 25 years, will present the state of the art and science of contemporary threat assessment, drawing on the differences between traditional threat assessment and risk for targeted and intended violence. In particular, he will highlight the role of mental health counseling staff in the dynamic process of threat assessment on campus.
About Dr. Reid Meloy
Dr. Meloy is a board-certified forensic psychologist (ABPP) and consults on criminal and civil cases throughout the U.S. and Europe, as well as the Behavioral Analysis Unit of the FBI, Quantico. He is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego, School of Medicine and is on the faculty of the San Diego Psychoanalytic Center. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and is past president of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology.
His most recent book is the International Handbook of Threat Assessment (Oxford University Press, 2014). He is co-creator of the WAVR-21 (Specialized Training Services, 2007, 2010), an empirically-based assessment tool for targeted campus and workplace violence.
Dr. Meloy's work in the popular arena includes his Psychology Today blog, The Forensic Files, and serving as a technical consultant to the television program CSI since it first aired in 2001.
After this training, participants will be able to:
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