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Enhanced Violence Assessment and Management

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CPE Credits
27 - 28 April 2015
JW Marriott
Indianapolis, IN, UNITED STATES

Core assessment and resolution principles are universal
             …regardless of culture or geography  

Violence risk assessment and management is a specialized form of risk assessment that focuses on quantifying the potential risk of physical violence between human beings. Once established, the process focuses on using the provided insights to drive effective intervention strategies to actively reduce the risk and divert the behavior from the targeted victim(s). 

Gain a clear understanding of how individuals decide to act violently toward others. Benefit from a practical, proven methodology that assesses the behavior of these perpetrators and manages them away from violent acts toward specific targets. The focus is on practical case assessment and management regardless of the environment or elements of a case—whether domestic violence, school violence, workplace violence, or domestic terrorism.  

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 Immediate Benefits

  • Enhance your overall awareness of the costly impact of workplace violence.
  • Practice a direct, state-of-the-art method for violence assessment.
  • Identify behaviors of concern.
  • Understand what case facts are the most critical for violence assessment and find out how to obtain them.
  • Learn the distinction between an active shooter and a hostage incident.
  • Meet your “duty of care” responsibilities to your employees by preparing them for this dreadful possibility and by integrating appropriate guidance into your overall violence prevention program.

 Who Should Attend

 Program Overview

Neurophysiological, Psychological, and Behavioral Foundations of Violence
It is important to understand the development of violent thoughts and how they lead to action because this knowledge provides a powerful perspective that energizes accurate assessments by providing an information-gathering nexus to focus on. It also enhances meaningful interventions that can be based in real-life behavioral dynamics, not wishful thinking.

Information Gathering and Analysis

Benefit from an intense but practical model for information gathering that includes specific information sources—those routinely checked, as well as applicable public and restricted government records. The legal concerns surrounding information gathering during assessment are addressed—a key consideration if that information is to be effectively used and/or transmitted.

Enhanced Cognitive Interviewing

Enhanced cognitive interviewing is a powerful, proven methodology developed in the criminal justice arena for obtaining high quality, accurate information from witnesses, victims, and other important sources. Benefit from a special section on interviewing individuals who may have some form of mental illness or emotional disturbance, as these individuals are often involved in violence risk assessment cases.

Use of
Assessment Tools for Enhanced Violence Assessment
Advanced violence assessment requires the use of objective assessment tools to guide and inform the assessment process and provide a way to cross-validate early hypotheses. Explore in-depth one particular tool especially useful in a wide range of organization-based cases, and leave with the ability to use it effectively.
 
Effective Intervention Methods
While some interventions are best used in a certain order, others can be effectively used in parallel with other actions. For the safety of those being protected, it is critical the assessors know the difference. Examine a variety of options, their uses, and how they can be applied in the violence management process to provide the maximum effect.

Bonus

Price includes your personal copy of Mr. Cawood’s book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner’s Handbook, Second Edition—a $101 value!

 Hours, Fees, & Hotels

Registration Hours
7:00–8:00 am

Program Hours

8:00 am–5:00 pm
 
Inclusive
Fees include daily continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, and a networking reception.
 
Exclusive
Hotel costs are not included.
Fees 
 
Early-bird
2/27
After
2/27
Member
$   825
$  925
Nonmember
$1,125
$1,225


 

Hotel
Be sure to mention ASIS when requesting the special room rate of $185 single/double (plus tax). It will be honored until the room block is full or April 5, 2015.

JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 South West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
+1.317.860.5800

 Discounts

Team Discount:
Receive a 10% discount when three to five attendees register from the same organization, 15% for six or more. Email asis@asisonline.org for details.

Certification Discount:
ASIS members and nonmembers holding the distinction of CPP, PCI, and PSP receive a $25 discount per classroom program. This discount is automatically applied at checkout.

 Faculty

Dr James S Cawood, CPP, PCI, PSP
  • Dr James S Cawood, CPP, PCI, PSP
  • President
  • Factor One
  • San Leandro CA, UNITED STATES
  • Colleagues: 0
Session: Introduction to Enhanced Cognitive Interviewing
Session: “The Grids”
Session: Enhanced Cognitive Interviewing- Continues with Interview Strategy Development and specific ways to interview mentally disordered individuals
Session: Practical Exercises
Session: Enhanced Cognitive Interviewing- Continues with Role Playing and Coaching
Session: Neuropsychological Basis of Violence
Session: Organizational Concerns
Session: Full Material Exercise

Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Bio: Mr. Cawood is President of Factor One and for over 25 years has specialized in threat assessment, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and has successfully assessed and managed over 4000 violence related cases. He is the former Association President of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He has written extensively on the topic of violence risk assessment, including a co-authored chapter: Threat Management of Stalking Cases in The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives, published by Academic Press in 1998. He also co-authored a book, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner's Handbook, CRC Press 2003 & a 2nd Edition 2009.
Mr Michael Prodan
  • Mr Michael Prodan
  • West Columbia SC, UNITED STATES
  • Colleagues: 0
Session: Enhanced Cognitive Interviewing- Continues with Interview Strategy Development and specific ways to interview mentally disordered individuals
Session: Psychopaths and Investigations

Bio: Michael Prodan is a Supervisory Special Agent /Criminal Investigative Profiler. He has served with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division - Behavioral Science Unit since 1998. Prior, he was with the Covina, California, Police Department and the California Department of Justice's Bureau of Investigation. From 1990 to 1998 Lt. Prodan was the Special Agent Supervisor of California DOJ’s Violent Crime Profiling Unit. He has 35 years of law enforcement experience, with over 24 years of investigating violent crime. He has qualified as an expert witness in violent crime scene analysis and criminal sexual behavior in State Courts in Alaska, California, Oregon, South Carolina and Texas, and in threat assessment in North and South Carolina and US District Court in South Carolina. Lt. Prodan is one of only 34 graduates worldwide of the FBI's Police Fellowship in Criminal Investigative Profiling and Crime Scene Analysis at the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime. He has also attended training with the United States Secret Service at their National Threat Assessment Center in Washington, DC. He is an adjunct instructor at both the South and North Carolina Criminal Justice Training Centers. Lt. Prodan has been both a course designer and instructor for the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Institute of Criminal Investigation. Lt. Prodan has for over 15 years instructed nation wide for a number of Sexual Assault Response Team / Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SART/SANE) training programs. He is also a member of the Law Enforcement Instructors Alliance. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University Long Beach and is a graduate of the University of Southern California's Delinquency Control Institute. He is currently a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals and the International Criminal Investigative Analysts Fellowship and was their vice-president from 1999-2001.